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Teacher salary in the United States

Average salary
$47,500/yr
Based on 506,411 income tax records
$20,500
$84,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$20,500
$84,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Teacher in the United States is $47,500 per year. This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 506,411 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as teachers. Teacher salaries in the United States can vary between $20,500 to $84,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more. Read more
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Teacher salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Poughkeepsie Metro Area, NY
857 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$54K – $91K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
3,785 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$51K – $84K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
2,200 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$47K – $82K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
7,777 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$49K – $81K
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Merced Metro Area, CA
302 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$49K – $80K
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Salinas Metro Area, CA
498 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$50K – $74K
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Kennewick Metro Area, WA
667 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$52K – $76K
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Yakima Metro Area, WA
531 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$51K – $78K
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Bridgeport Metro Area, CT
1,273 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$45K – $79K
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Visalia Metro Area, CA
515 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$50K – $76K
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New York Metro Area, NY
18,774 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$48K – $77K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
6,224 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$47K – $76K
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Bakersfield Metro Area, CA
1,009 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$48K – $74K
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Modesto Metro Area, CA
646 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$49K – $76K
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Olympia Metro Area, WA
571 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$47K – $77K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
8,849 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$45K – $78K
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Bremerton Metro Area, WA
486 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$47K – $79K
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Oxnard Metro Area, CA
896 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$45K – $76K
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Spokane Metro Area, WA
1,218 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$46K – $76K
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Syracuse Metro Area, NY
947 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$50K – $67K
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Fresno Metro Area, CA
1,248 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$47K – $73K
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Anchorage Metro Area, AK
643 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$48K – $68K
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Bellingham Metro Area, WA
452 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$46K – $73K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
3,617 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$43K – $74K
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Atlantic City Metro Area, NJ
309 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$48K – $72K
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Trenton Metro Area, NJ
496 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$46K – $69K
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Utica Metro Area, NY
371 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$47K – $68K
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York Metro Area, PA
666 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$46K – $69K
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Allentown Metro Area, PA
1,275 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$46K – $69K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
2,186 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$46K – $71K
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Barnstable Town Metro Area, MA
336 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$43K – $69K
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Santa Cruz Metro Area, CA
532 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$44K – $70K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
1,407 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$46K – $70K
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Stockton Metro Area, CA
834 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$42K – $72K
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Santa Maria Metro Area, CA
476 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$42K – $69K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
2,405 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$41K – $70K
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Binghamton Metro Area, NY
367 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$47K – $62K
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Santa Rosa Metro Area, CA
649 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$45K – $67K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
9,690 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$42K – $69K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
12,383 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$45K – $67K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
4,206 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$41K – $70K
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Vallejo Metro Area, CA
468 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$42K – $68K
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Lancaster Metro Area, PA
782 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$44K – $66K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
2,966 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$43K – $71K
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
1,824 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$41K – $66K
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Chico Metro Area, CA
306 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$46K – $67K
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Norwich Metro Area, CT
468 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$42K – $69K
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Medford Metro Area, OR
264 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$45K – $65K
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New Haven Metro Area, CT
1,368 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$44K – $67K
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San Luis Obispo Metro Area, CA
398 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$44K – $67K

Teacher salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Garden Grove Unified School District, Orange County, CA
103 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$74K – $98K
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Santa Ana Unified School District, Orange County, CA
102 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$70K – $94K
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Edmonds School District, Snohomish County, WA
130 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$70K – $100K
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Mukilteo School District, Snohomish County, WA
129 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$67K – $103K
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Bellevue School District, King County, WA
198 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$66K – $102K
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Northshore School District, King County, WA
104 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$67K – $101K
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Fremont Unified School District, Alameda County, CA
109 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$71K – $87K
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Modesto City Schools, Stanislaus County, CA
103 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$65K – $87K
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Riverside Unified School District, Riverside County, CA
1,062 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$60K – $87K
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Kern High School District, Kern County, CA
160 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$62K – $86K
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Central Kitsap School District, Kitsap County, WA
113 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$59K – $95K
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Highline School District, King County, WA
216 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$64K – $85K
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Bethel School District, Pierce County, WA
191 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$56K – $84K
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Yakima School District, Yakima County, WA
133 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$60K – $89K
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Central Valley School District, Spokane County, WA
162 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$55K – $85K
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Issaquah School District, King County, WA
198 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$63K – $86K
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Richland School District, Benton County, WA
100 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$59K – $86K
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Capistrano Unified School District, Orange County, CA
128 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$60K – $85K
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Puyallup School District, Pierce County, WA
185 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$60K – $88K
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Renton School District, King County, WA
154 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$60K – $82K
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North Thurston Public Schools, Thurston County, WA
131 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$59K – $83K
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Sweetwater Union High School District, San Diego County, CA
153 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$58K – $84K
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Evergreen Sd No 114, Clark County, WA
215 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$61K – $84K
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Bellingham School District, Whatcom County, WA
119 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$57K – $85K
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Irvine Unified School District, Orange County, CA
152 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$59K – $82K
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San Marcos Unified School District, San Diego County, CA
103 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$60K – $78K
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Spokane Public Schools, Spokane County, WA
324 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$58K – $85K
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San Diego Unified School District, San Diego County, CA
452 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$56K – $80K
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Beaverton School District 48J, Washington County, OR
156 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$53K – $80K
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Independant School District, Dakota County, MN
162 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$55K – $79K
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Sacramento City Unified School D, Sacramento County, CA
178 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$50K – $83K
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Elk Grove Unified School District, Sacramento County, CA
290 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$52K – $78K
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Vancouver School District, Clark County, WA
198 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$59K – $82K
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Kent School District, King County, WA
192 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$58K – $85K
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Fresno Unified School District, Fresno County, CA
345 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$55K – $78K
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San Jose Unified School District, Santa Clara County, CA
114 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$58K – $76K
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Bakersfield City Elementary, Kern County, CA
130 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$58K – $74K
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Vista Unified School District, San Diego County, CA
111 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$58K – $77K
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Stockton Unified School District, San Joaquin County, CA
144 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$50K – $84K
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Pasco School District, Franklin County, WA
109 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$56K – $77K
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Battle Ground School District, Clark County, WA
109 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$55K – $78K
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Kennewick School District, Benton County, WA
133 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$53K – $79K
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City Of Worcester, Worcester County, MA
144 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$55K – $70K
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Fairfax County Public Schools, Prince William County, VA
163 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$57K – $77K
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Stanislaus County, Stanislaus County, CA
292 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$54K – $76K
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Syracuse City School District, Onondaga County, NY
154 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$58K – $70K
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Calvert County Public Schools, Calvert County, MD
105 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$53K – $76K
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Poway Unified School District, San Diego County, CA
161 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$48K – $76K
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Noble Network Of Charter Schools, Cook County, IL
117 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$58K – $70K
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Pittsburgh School District, Allegheny County, PA
218 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$51K – $83K

Teacher demographics in the United States

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45% are single
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55% are married
have kids icon
52% have kids
own a home icon
57% 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 in the United States

506,411 full-time salaries from 2019
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