Educator salary in the United States

Average salary
$59,500/yr
Based on 31,328 income tax records
$22,500
$123,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$36K
 
$49K
 
$61K
 
$66K
 
$63K
$22,500
$123,500
How much do Educators make?
The average total salary for a Educator is $59,500 per year. This is based on data from 31,328 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Educator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Educator salary can vary between $22,500 to $123,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Educator salary by location

Educator salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Palo Alto Usd, Santa Clara County, CA
54 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$34K – $182K
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Riverside Unified School District, Riverside County, CA
78 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$16K – $134K
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San Diego Unified School District, San Diego County, CA
22 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$30K – $129K
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Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore County, MD
36 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$51K – $117K
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Kent School District, King County, WA
21 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$28K – $144K
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Chicago Public Schools, Cook County, IL
115 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$31K – $133K
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Oakland Unified School District, Alameda County, CA
21 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$33K – $128K
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Granite School District, Salt Lake County, UT
20 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$59K – $125K
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Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax County, VA
50 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$36K – $127K
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Loudoun County Public Schools, Loudoun County, VA
23 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$34K – $134K
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Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery County, MD
40 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$25K – $116K
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The School District Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
27 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$26K – $138K
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State Of Delaware, New Castle County, DE
40 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$36K – $127K
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Seattle School District, King County, WA
44 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$30K – $118K
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Alpine School District, Utah County, UT
27 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$38K – $123K
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Denver Public Schools, Denver County, CO
28 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$33K – $113K
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Prince George's County Public Schools, Prince George's County, MD
55 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$28K – $132K
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San Francisco Unified School District, San Francisco County, CA
36 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$29K – $120K
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School District Of Manatee County, Manatee County, FL
21 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$52K – $98K
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Cobb County School District, Cobb County, GA
50 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$27K – $120K
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Gwinnett County Public Schools, Gwinnett County, GA
67 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$43K – $99K
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State Of Hawaii, Honolulu County, HI
54 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$28K – $98K
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Fulton County Schools, Fulton County, GA
30 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$22K – $122K
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Broward County Public Schools, Broward County, FL
50 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$42K – $112K
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The School District Of Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County, FL
51 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$44K – $117K
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Fort Worth Independent School, Tarrant County, TX
54 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$38K – $98K
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Dallas Independent School District, Dallas County, TX
88 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$24K – $91K
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Clark County School District, Clark County, NV
89 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$21K – $100K
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Wake County Public School System, Wake County, NC
70 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$39K – $97K
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Mecklenburg County, NC
63 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$38K – $83K
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Shelby County Schools, Shelby County, TN
60 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$29K – $110K
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Klein Independent School District, Harris County, TX
32 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$45K – $92K
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Aldine Independent School District, Harris County, TX
38 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$43K – $83K
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Guilford County Schools, Guilford County, NC
34 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$38K – $109K
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Killeen Independent School District, Bell County, TX
36 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$41K – $97K
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Socorro Independent School District, El Paso County, TX
31 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$33K – $85K
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Fort Bend Isd, Fort Bend County, TX
30 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$47K – $100K
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San Antonio Isd, Bexar County, TX
37 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$19K – $91K
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Duval County Public Schools, Duval County, FL
46 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$40K – $102K
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Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, Harris County, TX
73 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$37K – $87K
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Northside Isd, Bexar County, TX
80 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$48K – $88K
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Metro Nashville Public Schools, Davidson County, TN
36 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$30K – $114K
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Albuquerque Public Schools, Bexar County, TX
34 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$42K – $91K
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El Paso Independent School District, El Paso County, TX
47 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$49K – $86K
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The School District Of Lee County, Lee County, FL
44 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$28K – $93K
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Austin Independent School District, Travis County, TX
42 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$27K – $98K
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North East Independent School District, Bernalillo County, NM
57 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$35K – $75K
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Brevard Public Schools, Brevard County, FL
31 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$21K – $88K
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Polk County Public Schools, Polk County, FL
34 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$27K – $78K

Educator demographics in United States

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45% are single
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55% are married
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51% have kids
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67% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Educators in United States

31,328 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a educator in the United States is $59,500 per year. Educator salaries in the United States can vary between $22,500 to $123,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 31,328 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as educator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for educators in the United States: Palo Alto Usd ($98,000 a year), Riverside Unified School District ($96,000 a year), and San Diego Unified School District ($92,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for educators in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($85,000 a year), Riverside Metro Area, CA ($81,000 a year), and Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($78,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.