Educator salary in California

Average salary
$74,500/yr
Based on 3,061 income tax records
$22,000
$147,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$34K
 
$55K
 
$78K
 
$90K
 
$83K
$22,000
$147,500
How much do Educators make?
The average total salary for a Educator is $74,500 per year. This is based on data from 3,061 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Educator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Educator salary can vary between $22,000 to $147,500 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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Santa Ana Unified School District, California
12 income tax records
$124,500/yr
$47K – $138K
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Palo Alto Usd, California
69 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$28K – $183K
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San Bernardino City Unified, California
15 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$65K – $118K
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Riverside Unified School District, California
87 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$16K – $137K
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San Diego Unified School District, California
22 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$30K – $129K
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Tulare County, California
16 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$44K – $163K
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Capistrano Unified School District, California
10 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$22K – $107K
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Oakland Unified School District, California
26 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$28K – $128K
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Sacramento City Unified School D, California
19 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$27K – $117K
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Fresno Unified School District, California
17 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$27K – $109K
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Santa Maria Bonita School District, California
12 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$55K – $105K
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Los Angeles Unified School District, California
127 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$27K – $126K
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San Jose Unified School District, California
12 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$66K – $125K
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Hayward Unified School District, California
12 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$43K – $166K
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Sweetwater Union High School District, California
12 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$33K – $103K
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Stanislaus County, California
19 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$23K – $126K
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San Francisco Unified School District, California
53 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$29K – $131K
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Twin Rivers Unified Sd, California
10 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$22K – $87K
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Elk Grove Unified School District, California
23 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$19K – $120K
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University Of California, California
88 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$25K – $138K
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State Of California, California
89 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$23K – $136K
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Clovis Unified School District, California
13 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$21K – $99K
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Aspire Public Schools, California
11 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$30K – $101K

Educator demographics in California

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48% are single
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52% are married
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46% have kids
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64% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Educators in California

3,061 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a educator in California is $74,500 per year. Educator salaries in California can vary between $22,000 to $147,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 3,061 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as educator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for educators in California: Santa Ana Unified School District ($124,500 a year), Palo Alto Usd ($98,500 a year), and San Bernardino City Unified ($98,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for educators in California: Yorba Linda, CA ($112,000 a year), San Mateo, CA ($100,500 a year), and Pasadena, CA ($100,500 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.