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 Washington. On average, they make less than distance learning coordinators but more than professors.

Career Median Salary
Distance learning coordinator salary $77K
High school teacher salary $81K
Elementary school teacher salary $79K
Nurse educator salary $77K
Kindergarten teacher salary $78K
School counselor salary $76K
Professor salary $62K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)