Career Attributes

  • $39,744
  • 1,410,900
  • 2.9
  • 7.4%
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Elementary Education
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How much does an Elementary School Teacher make in Missouri?

Average Elementary School Teacher Yearly Salary in Missouri

Elementary School Teachers earn an average yearly salary of $53,390. Salaries typically start from $32,760 and go up to $82,490.

Average Elementary School Teacher Hourly Wage in Missouri

Elementary School Teachers earn an average hourly wage of $25.67. Hourly wages typically start from $15.75 and go up to $39.66.

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

Learn more about the Elementary School Teacher job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Elementary School Teachers earn in other states.

While elementary school teachers’ wages should perhaps be higher than they are, many teachers are making a comfortable salary, depending on where they live. Urban areas tend to offer higher elementary school salaries, but the cost of living is also higher. While you may earn less in a rural area, you’ll probably spend less for rent, food, gas, and other expenses. The highest paid in the elementary school teacher profession work in the metropolitan areas of Fairbanks, Alaska, Poughkeepsie, New York, and New York City. The Kingston, New York area also pays well, as does the city of New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Employment Type Mix

90%
Full-Time
10%
Part-Time

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Elementary School Teacher demographics

Salary Satisfaction

2.5
SCORE
916
RATINGS
Elementary School Teachers average a score of 2.5 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Elementary School Teachers in the 3th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Elementary School Teacher Earnings by Seniority

Top End Elementary School Teacher Earnings

The highest earning Elementary School Teachers in Missouri earn:

$39.66
an hour
$82,490
per year
Senior Elementary School Teacher Earnings

Senior Elementary School Teachers in Missouri earn:

$30.97
an hour
$64,410
per year
Experienced Elementary School Teacher Earnings

Experienced Elementary School Teachers in Missouri earn:

$23.50
an hour
$48,890
per year
Junior Elementary School Teacher Earnings

Junior Elementary School Teachers in Missouri earn:

$18.72
an hour
$38,940
per year
Starting Elementary School Teacher Earnings

Starting Elementary School Teachers in Missouri earn:

$15.75
an hour
$32,760
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Elementary School Teacher Salary Comparison

Elementary School Teachers earn more than 61% percent of similar careers in Missouri.

Distance Learning Coordinator Salary $70k
School Psychologist Salary $64k
Professor Salary $61k
Special Education Teacher Salary $56k
Librarian Salary $54k
Elementary School Teacher Salary $53k
Kindergarten Teacher Salary $51k
Childcare Program Administrator Salary $50k
High School Teacher Salary $47k
School Counselor Salary $47k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

  • $39,744
  • 1,410,900
  • 2.9
  • 7.4%
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Elementary Education
More Attributes