Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Elementary Teacher make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$65,810 / yrTotal Pay
$44,538 / yrBase Pay
$21,272 / yrAdditional Pay

$65,810

 / yr
$26K$208K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Elementary Teacher is $65,810 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $44,538 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $21,272 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Elementary Teacher?

Some related job titles are Elementary Education Teacher Salaries with median pay of $70,180, Teacher, Elementary School Salaries with median pay of $67,334, ESL Teacher Salaries with median pay of $62,022, Kindergarten Teacher Salaries with median pay of $65,378.

What are total pay estimates for an Elementary Teacher at different companies?

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Total Pay Range
New York City Department of Education
3.5
Elementary Teacher

62 salaries

616 open jobs

$67,250

 / yr

$58,624

 / yr
Chicago Public Schools
3.3
Elementary Teacher

56 salaries

2,415 open jobs

$66,566

 / yr
Houston ISD
3.2
Elementary Teacher

52 salaries

10 open jobs

$61,991

 / yr
Baltimore City Public School System
3.2
Elementary Teacher

46 salaries

256 open jobs

$54,214

 / yr
Charter Schools USA
3.2
Elementary Teacher

40 salaries

122 open jobs

$55,222

 / yr
Fulton County Schools
3.5
Elementary Teacher

34 salaries

344 open jobs

$58,548

 / yr

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Dallas Independent School District
3.3
Elementary Teacher

34 salaries

2,343 open jobs

$61,214

 / yr
Prince George's County
3.7
Elementary Teacher

31 salaries

17 open jobs

$66,392

 / yr
KinderCare Learning Centers
3.1
Elementary Teacher

29 salaries

1,393 open jobs

$41,897

 / yr
East Baton Rouge Parish School System
3.4
Elementary Teacher

28 salaries

444 open jobs

$56,082

 / yr
DC Public Schools
3.4
Elementary Teacher

28 salaries

117 open jobs

$67,685

 / yr
Denver Public Schools
3.4
Elementary Teacher

26 salaries

1,248 open jobs

$61,727

 / yr
Broward County Public Schools
3.4
Elementary Teacher

26 salaries

65 open jobs

$53,807

 / yr
Hillsborough County Public Schools
3.0
Elementary Teacher

24 salaries

1,465 open jobs

$49,707

 / yr
Fairfax County Public Schools
3.9
Elementary Teacher

23 salaries

369 open jobs

$56,293

 / yr
Palm Beach County School District
3.6
Elementary Teacher

22 salaries

6 open jobs

$56,423

 / yr
School District of Philadelphia
2.9
Elementary Teacher

22 salaries

1,017 open jobs

$65,024

 / yr
Achievement First
3.3
Elementary Teacher

20 salaries

77 open jobs

$55,739

 / yr
Lycee Francais de New York
3.6
Elementary Teacher

19 salaries

$53,691

 / yr
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What is the pay outlook for Education?

Job growth in education remains steady, with modest growth in salaries and greater opportunities for workers with STEM specialization or those with advanced degrees. Opportunities are likely to persist with the projected rise in student enrollment in the coming years. Jobs are often reliant upon state and local budgets with public sector benefits being an attractive feature for many job-seekers.

Recent elementary teacher Salaries

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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Teacher, Elementary School

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$9,300

/mo

$3K | $6K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Teacher, Elementary School

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$44,200

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Teacher, Elementary School

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Teacher, Elementary School

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$82,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Teacher, Elementary School

United States of America

 | <1 year

$41,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday

Elementary Teacher pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Elementary Teacher is $44,538 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Elementary Teacher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2989 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Elementary Teacher employees.

The highest salary for an Elementary Teacher in United States is $178,364 per year.

The lowest salary for an Elementary Teacher in United States is $11,121 per year.

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