Elementary teachers make a mean annual wage of $56,320, according to a 2013 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report. Individual salaries for elementary school teachers vary depending on geographic location, education, experience and employment sector.Continue Reading
The lowest-paid elementary teachers make $35,760 per year, and the highest-paid earn more than $83,600 annually.
The states that pay the highest annual mean wage for elementary teachers are Rhode Island at $73,040, New York at $72,840 and Alaska at $70,190. The cities that pay the highest annual mean wage for elementary teachers are New York City, N.Y. at $73,380, Los Angeles, Calif. at $72,360 and Riverside-San Bernardino, Calif., at $72,980.Learn more about Salaries