Teacher salary in Tennessee

Average salary
$46,000/yr
Based on 18,463 income tax records
$21,000
$68,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$39K
 
$43K
 
$48K
 
$52K
 
$51K
$21,000
$68,500
How much do Teachers make?
The average total salary for a Teacher is $46,000 per year. This is based on data from 18,463 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Teacher and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Teacher salary can vary between $21,000 to $68,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Teacher salary by location

Teacher salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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US Department Of Defense, Tennessee
55 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$33K – $101K
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Oak Ridge Schools, Tennessee
88 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$30K – $76K
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Maryville City Schools, Tennessee
67 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$40K – $75K
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State Of Tennessee, Tennessee
65 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$26K – $87K
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Arlington Community School, Tennessee
71 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$40K – $74K
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Franklin Special School District, Tennessee
70 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$41K – $74K
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City Of Johnson City, Tennessee
113 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$25K – $73K
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Bristol Tennessee City Schools, Tennessee
56 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$44K – $70K
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City Of Kingsport, Tennessee
121 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$27K – $68K
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Murfreesboro City Schools, Tennessee
163 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$23K – $67K
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Metro Nashville Public Schools, Tennessee
1,259 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$25K – $71K
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Collierville Municipal Schools, Tennessee
148 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$33K – $68K
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Germantown Board Of Education, Tennessee
104 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$30K – $71K
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Bartlett City Board Of Education, Tennessee
145 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$35K – $68K
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Valor Collegiate Academies, Tennessee
50 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$21K – $67K
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Cleveland City Schools, Tennessee
61 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$39K – $62K
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Lebanon Special School District, Tennessee
55 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$28K – $63K
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Hamilton County Dept Of Educatio, Tennessee
726 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$25K – $66K
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Rutherford Co Board Of Educ, Tennessee
740 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$34K – $65K
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Kipp Nashville, Tennessee
54 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$22K – $62K
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Sullivan County Superintendent O, Tennessee
131 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$34K – $57K
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Hamblen County Schools, Tennessee
108 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$29K – $61K
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Roane Co Board Of Education, Tennessee
94 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$33K – $65K
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Greene County Schools, Tennessee
54 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$38K – $60K
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Sevier Co Bd Of Education, Tennessee
194 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$29K – $68K
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Shelby County Schools, Tennessee
848 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$22K – $71K
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Tullahoma City Schools Administr, Tennessee
54 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$26K – $60K
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Blount County Schools, Tennessee
122 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$32K – $64K
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Maury County Schools, Tennessee
187 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$28K – $62K
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Mcminn Co Board Of Education, Tennessee
58 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$36K – $61K
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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, Tennessee
593 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$29K – $66K
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Tipton Co Board Of Education, Tennessee
126 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$32K – $61K
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Williamson County Schools, Tennessee
643 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$25K – $71K
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Lead Public Schools, Tennessee
61 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$22K – $60K
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Loudon County Schools, Tennessee
64 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$31K – $64K
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Madison County Boe, Tennessee
165 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$20K – $63K
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Bradley County Boe, Tennessee
135 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$26K – $60K
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Wilson County Board Of Education, Tennessee
254 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$26K – $63K
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Marshall County Supt Of Schools, Tennessee
55 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$33K – $55K
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Bedford Co Boe General Purp, Tennessee
99 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$18K – $55K
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Knox County Schools, Tennessee
1,030 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$24K – $64K
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Washington County Board Of Ed, Tennessee
102 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$30K – $59K
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Robertson Co Finance Dept, Tennessee
136 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$30K – $58K
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Warren County Board Of Education, Tennessee
61 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$32K – $61K
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Coffee County Schools, Tennessee
54 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$37K – $57K
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Sumner County Board Of Education, Tennessee
406 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$23K – $62K
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Rhea County Board Of Education, Tennessee
57 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$34K – $55K
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Putnam Co Board Of Education, Tennessee
124 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$21K – $61K
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Cheatham Co Board Of Educ, Tennessee
78 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$27K – $55K
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Dickson County Schools, Tennessee
95 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$27K – $53K

Teacher demographics in Tennessee

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38% are single
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62% are married
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53% have kids
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61% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Teachers in Tennessee

18,463 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a teacher in Tennessee is $46,000 per year. Teacher salaries in Tennessee can vary between $21,000 to $68,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 18,463 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as teacher.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for teachers in Tennessee: US Department of Defense ($78,500 a year), Oak Ridge Schools ($61,500 a year), and Maryville City Schools ($61,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for teachers in Tennessee: Arlington, TN ($51,000 a year), Oak Ridge, TN ($50,500 a year), and Signal Mountain, TN ($50,500 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.