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Teacher salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$47,500/yr
Average per year
$47,500
Average per year
$47,500
$20,500
Total salary range**
$84,000
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Based on 361,304 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Teachers make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Teacher in the United States is $47,500 per year. This is based on data from 361,304 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Teacher in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$47,500
Average per year
$47,500
$20,500
Total salary range**
$84,000
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Based on 361,304 income tax records from TurboTax

Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Mukilteo School District, Snohomish County, WA
103 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$65K – $101K
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Bellevue School District, King County, WA
144 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$65K – $100K
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Yakima School District, Yakima County, WA
102 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$60K – $89K
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Kern High School District, Kern County, CA
127 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$59K – $85K
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Central Valley School District, Spokane County, WA
114 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$55K – $86K
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Lake Washington Partners, King County, WA
171 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$61K – $87K
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Issaquah School District, King County, WA
151 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$62K – $86K
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Montgomery County Public Schools, Frederick County, MD
152 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$55K – $85K
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Bethel School District, Pierce County, WA
126 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$56K – $83K
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Highline School District, King County, WA
145 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$64K – $83K

Teacher demographics

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47% are single
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53% are married
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50% have kids
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42% own a home

Teacher salaries by age

$0
$13,375
$26,750
$40,125
$53,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Teachers

361,304 full-time salaries from 2019

How much do similar occupations make?

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Associate Teacher
249 income tax records
$25,500/yr
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Teacher Assistant
15,566 income tax records
$22,000/yr
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School Teacher
2,363 income tax records
$48,500/yr
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Art Teacher
1,374 income tax records
$41,000/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.