How much does an Elementary Teacher make? The average Elementary Teacher salary is $39,226 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $32,694 and $42,787. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Village Montessori School of Bluemont LLC - Bluemont , VA
Village Montessori School of Bluemont, LLC is seeking a certified Montessori teacher to join our Elementary program (Grades 1- 6) as a full time co-teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. The ideal ...
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Virginia Home For Boys and Girls - Henrico , VA
The teacher provides educational services to students in elementary school in a therapeutic educational community. Core duties and responsibilities: • Delivers lessons that are appropriately ...
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Lorien Wood School - Vienna , VA
Applicants for position should possess the following: - Passion for cultivating student affection for the beauty and order of all subjects taught in elementary school - Excellent classroom management ...
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Primrose School of Swift Creek - Midlothian , VA
As a Kindergarten Teacher at the Primrose School of Swift Creek, you'll help prepare students for elementary school through small group academic lessons, scientific investigation, creative expression ...
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Mad Science of Hampton Roads - Virginia Beach , VA
Teach 30 minute Preschool and 1 Hour Elementary Science Outreach Programs using our lesson plans. * Travel to daycare centers, libraries, recreation centers, military youth program Company Overview
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St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School - Alexandria , VA
Kindergarten assistant teachers will need to have a degree in elementary education or the equivalent. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching kindergarten and/or other elementary grades
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Elementary Teacher Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Elementary Teacher between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of April 26, 2022. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Elementary Teacher in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $49,033
Washington, DC $43,667
Miami, FL $38,187
Chicago, IL $41,615
Boston, MA $44,196
New York, NY $47,189
Dallas, TX $38,971
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What is the average salary for Elementary Teacher in 2022?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Elementary Teacher in the United States. The base salary for Elementary Teacher ranges from $32,694 to $42,787 with the average base salary of $39,226. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $33,554 to $45,266 with the average total cash compensation of $40,088.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $39,226 $32,694 - $42,787
Bonus $861 $860 - $2,479
Total Pay $40,088 $33,554 - $45,266
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What's the difference between Teacher Elementary School and Elementary Teacher?
According to our latest salary estimation on April 26, 2022. The average salary of Elementary Teacher is $39,226, and the average salary of Teacher Elementary School is $60,827. The average salary of Teacher Elementary School is higher than Elementary Teacher. ( 2022-04-26 )
I am an Elementary Teacher, which location’s salary is higher, San Bernardino, CA or Arlington, MA?
Arlington, MA typically sees higher pay than San Bernardino, CA for Elementary Teacher. an Elementary Teacher Salary in Arlington, MA is $44,196 as of April 26, 2022; an Elementary Teacher Salary in San Bernardino, CA is $41,789 as of April 26, 2022. ( 2022-04-26 )
Why does the salary of an Elementary Teacher vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2022-04-26 )
What are the Pay Factors for Elementary Teacher?
Salary ranges for an Elementary Teacher can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2022-04-26 )
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Last Update: April 26, 2022