Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Training Requirements for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Elementary school teachers, except special education need a bachelor's degree and internship/residency.

Degrees for Elementary school teachers, except special education
Percent
Less than High School 0.0
High School 0.0
Some College 3.2
Associates Degree 2.1
Bachelors Degree 43.7
Masters Degree 46.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 4.1

Employment Outlook for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

This represents about 1,358,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 78,000 more elementary school teachers, except special education but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 378,000 more.

Typical Income for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Annual Salaries

On average, elementary school teachers, except special education make $59,020 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Elementary school teachers, except special education $36,560 $44,450 $55,800 $71,170 $88,590
Education, training, and library occupations $21,820 $31,830 $48,000 $67,430 $92,890
Preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers $32,820 $42,550 $54,720 $70,390 $88,430
Elementary and middle school teachers $36,930 $44,740 $56,100 $71,390 $88,750
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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