Elementary School Teacher salary in California

Average salary
Based on 741 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Elementary School Teachers make?
The average total salary for a Elementary School Teacher is $54,500 per year. This is based on data from 741 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Elementary School Teacher and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Elementary School Teacher salary can vary between $21,000 to $90,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Elementary School Teacher salary by company

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Palo Alto Usd, California
16 income tax records
$61K – $106K
Riverside Unified School District, California
23 income tax records
$20K – $90K
Los Angeles Unified School District, California
28 income tax records
$28K – $86K
Santa Maria Bonita School District, California
10 income tax records
$43K – $80K

Elementary School Teacher demographics in California

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59% are single
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41% are married
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30% have kids
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44% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Elementary School Teachers in California

741 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a elementary school teacher in California is $54,500 per year. Elementary school teacher salaries in California can vary between $21,000 to $90,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 741 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as elementary school teacher.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for elementary school teachers in California: Palo Alto Usd ($84,500 a year), Riverside Unified School District ($60,500 a year), and Los Angeles Unified School District ($59,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for elementary school teachers in California: San Jose, CA ($72,000 a year), Fresno, CA ($62,000 a year), and San Francisco, CA ($55,000 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.