Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Teacher make in Iowa?

Updated Sep 15, 2022



$47,070 / yrTotal Pay
$44,452 / yrBase Pay
$2,618 / yrAdditional Pay


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The estimated total pay for a Teacher is $47,070 per year in the Iowa area, with an average salary of $44,452 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 $2,618 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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Total Pay Trajectory

For Teacher in Iowa

$47,070 /yr
$52,054 /yr
Teacher III
$55,781 /yr
Adjunct Teacher
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Related Job Titles

For Teacher in Iowa

Some related job titles are Education Salaries with median pay of $54,624, English Teacher Salaries with median pay of $45,212, High School Teacher Salaries with median pay of $54,998, Instructor Salaries with median pay of $57,035.

Top Paying Companies

For a Teacher in Iowa

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Teacher in Iowa. Employers include Davenport Community Schools, Ankeny Community Schools and Cedar Rapids Community School District.

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Top Paying Industries

For a Teacher in Iowa

The top paying industry for a Teacher in Iowa is Education with a median total pay of $56,678.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • EducationEducation$56,678

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Top paying companies in Education for Teacher are Davenport Community Schools, Ankeny Community Schools, and Cedar Rapids Community School District.

Davenport Community SchoolsDavenport Community Schools$58,884/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

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.

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Teacher pay FAQ in Iowa

The average salary for a Teacher is $44,452 per year in Iowa. Salaries estimates are based on 122485 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Teacher employees in Iowa.

The highest salary for a Teacher in Iowa is $66,936 per year.

The lowest salary for a Teacher in Iowa is $29,521 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Teacher or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Teacher.