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Elementary School Teacher Salary

$60,424 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,462

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for an Elementary School Teacher is $60,424 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Elementary School Teacher is between $43,705 and $74,318. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Elementary School Teacher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Teaches elementary school students academic, social, and motor skills in public or private schools.
  • Plans course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
  • Lectures, demonstrates, and uses audiovisual teaching aids to present subject matter to class.
  • Prepares, administers, and corrects tests, and records results.
  • Assigns lessons, corrects papers, and hears verbal presentations.
Elementary School Teacher Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Job family population: 1,410,970

Estimated population of Elementary School Teacher jobs: 1,305,429

Rate of error: 0.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$70,048
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Elementary School Teacher Job Listings for United States

Elementary School Teacher
Oct 23
Palo Alto, CA, USA
CalWest Educators Placement
CalWest's client school, Tru School School, is seeking an Elementary School Teacher . The position is ideal for the dynamic and knowledgeable teacher who has experience designing and implementing ...
Elementary Teacher
Dec 2
Vallejo, CA, USA
Caliber Schools
About Caliber Schools Our mission at Caliber Schools is to shift the experiences, expectations, and ... Position SummaryWe are looking for compassionate, exceptional educators to join our Elementary Team
Elementary After School Teacher $40-$50/hr, many Chicagoland locations
Dec 5
Bensenville, IL, USA
Afterschool Enrichment Solutions & Chess Scholars
... elementary children. We provide a hands-on and engaging way to teach and learn. Our one hour ... Classes meet once a week for an hour after school; start time is between 2 pm and 4 pm. You will ...
2-5th Grade Science Teacher
Nov 1
Chicago, IL, USA
Rowe Elementary School
School Description : Rowe Elementary School, operated by Northwestern University Settlement ... Minimum of 2-3 years teaching experience required; upper elementary background preferred Position ...
Elementary School Special Education Teacher Near Tacoma, WA
Nov 8
Tacoma, USA
SPEDJobs.com
Soliant Health is seeking qualified candidates for an Elementary Special Education Teacher vacancy near Tacoma, WA. The school district will move quickly and is looking to fill the position as soon ...

The average pay for an Elementary School Teacher is $60,424 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Elementary School Teacher is between $43,705 and $74,318. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Elementary School Teacher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Dec 2
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