Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers instruct young students in basic subjects, such as math and reading, in order to prepare them for future schooling.

$57,160

Median US Salary

Bachelor's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Currently employed

1,409,140

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

7%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

50,000 or more

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

California $78,290

Connecticut $77,400

New York $77,300

Massachusetts $74,650

District of Columbia $74,630

Alaska $74,310

Rhode Island $71,100

Maryland $65,740

New Jersey $65,640

Virginia $64,090

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Cities with the most jobs for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

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Maxxing your 401k as Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

33.2%

Per paycheck

$729.89

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $2,198.46
Pre Tax Retirement $729.89
Before Taxes $1,468.57
Taxes $440.57
Take Home $1,028.00

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