Elementary school teacher earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Elementary school teacher salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $80,020
Connecticut $79,120
Massachusetts $79,120
New York $78,920
Washington $78,780
District of Columbia $77,490
Alaska $77,270
Rhode Island $76,880
Oregon $76,430
Maryland $76,290
Pennsylvania $74,560
New Jersey $73,910
Ohio $64,410
Virginia $63,670
Delaware $63,530
Hawaii $63,110
Minnesota $62,140
Illinois $61,680
Michigan $61,640
New Hampshire $61,220
Vermont $61,220
Georgia $61,030
Texas $60,900
Nebraska $60,700
Wisconsin $60,700
Florida $60,670
Wyoming $60,650
Nevada $60,600
Utah $60,240
New Mexico $60,180
Maine $60,130
Colorado $60,040
Iowa $59,430
Kentucky $59,260
South Carolina $57,960
Alabama $50,300
Kansas $50,130
Tennessee $50,130
North Dakota $49,760
Montana $49,480
Idaho $48,990
Louisiana $48,650
Guam $48,490
Indiana $48,370
West Virginia $48,290
Oklahoma $48,150
North Carolina $48,130
Arkansas $48,090
Arizona $47,960
South Dakota $47,960
Missouri $47,950
Virgin Islands, U.S. $47,350
Mississippi $47,280
Puerto Rico $36,780

How do elementary school teacher salaries compare to similar careers?

Elementary school teachers earn about the same as related careers in Texas. On average, they make less than music teachers but more than clergies.

Career Median Salary
Music teacher salary $62K
Physical education teacher salary $61K
High school teacher salary $61K
School counselor salary $61K
Kindergarten teacher salary $61K
Elementary school teacher salary $61K
Teacher salary $56K
Childcare program administrator salary $46K
Health educator salary $50K
Clergy salary $50K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)