Teacher salary in Santa Cruz County, CA

Average salary
$64,000/yr
Based on 739 income tax records
$24,500
$116,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$42K
 
$56K
 
$62K
 
$74K
 
$75K
$24,500
$116,000
How much do Teachers make?
The average total salary for a Teacher is $64,000 per year. This is based on data from 739 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Teacher and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Teacher salary can vary between $24,500 to $116,000 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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Teacher salary by location

Teacher salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Palo Alto Usd, Santa Cruz County, CA
92 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$48K – $126K
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San Jose Unified School District, Santa Cruz County, CA
11 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$62K – $88K
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Live Oak Elementary School District, Santa Cruz County, CA
18 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$21K – $81K
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Pajaro Valley Unified School Dis, Santa Cruz County, CA
163 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$32K – $87K
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San Lorenzo Valley Unified Sd, Santa Cruz County, CA
25 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$26K – $86K
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Santa Cruz City Schools, Santa Cruz County, CA
67 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$31K – $89K
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Scotts Valley Unified Sd, Santa Cruz County, CA
19 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$28K – $76K
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Soquel Union Elementary Sd, Santa Cruz County, CA
18 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$24K – $77K
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Monte Vista Christian School, Santa Cruz County, CA
10 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$20K – $64K

Teacher demographics in Santa Cruz County, CA

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

Effective Tax Rates for Teachers in Santa Cruz County, CA

739 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a teacher in Santa Cruz County, CA is $64,000 per year. Teacher salaries in Santa Cruz County, CA can vary between $24,500 to $116,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 739 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as teacher.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for teachers in Santa Cruz County, CA: Palo Alto Usd ($94,000 a year), San Jose Unified School District ($77,000 a year), and Live Oak Elementary School District ($68,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for teachers in Santa Cruz County, CA: San Mateo, CA ($79,000 a year), Morgan Hill, CA ($78,500 a year), and Brentwood, 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.