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How much does an Elementary School Teacher make in Puerto Rico?

Average Elementary School Teacher Yearly Salary in Puerto Rico

Elementary School Teachers earn a median salary of $36,290 per year. Salaries typically start from $19,600 and go up to $47,870.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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While elementary school teachers’ wages should perhaps be higher than they are, many teachers are making a comfortable salary, depending on where they live. Urban areas tend to offer higher elementary school salaries, but the cost of living is also higher. While you may earn less in a rural area, you’ll probably spend less for rent, food, gas, and other expenses. The highest paid in the elementary school teacher profession work in the metropolitan areas of Fairbanks, Alaska, Poughkeepsie, New York, and New York City. The Kingston, New York area also pays well, as does the city of New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Employment Type Mix

89%
Full-Time
11%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.5
SCORE
421
RATINGS
Elementary School Teachers average a score of 2.5 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Elementary School Teachers in the 6th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Elementary School Teacher Earnings by Seniority

Top End Elementary School Teacher Earnings

The highest earning Elementary School Teachers in Puerto Rico earn:

N/A an hour $47,870
per year
Senior Elementary School Teacher Earnings

Senior Elementary School Teachers in Puerto Rico earn:

N/A an hour $43,430
per year
Experienced Elementary School Teacher Earnings

Experienced Elementary School Teachers in Puerto Rico earn:

N/A an hour $36,290
per year
Junior Elementary School Teacher Earnings

Junior Elementary School Teachers in Puerto Rico earn:

N/A an hour $28,870
per year
Starting Elementary School Teacher Earnings

Starting Elementary School Teachers in Puerto Rico earn:

N/A an hour $19,600
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Elementary School Teacher salary comparison

Elementary School Teachers earn more than 62% percent of Education & Childcare careers in Puerto Rico. Elementary School Teacher salaries are in the top 54% of all careers in Puerto Rico.

Physical Education Teacher Salary in Puerto Rico $69k
School Psychologist Salary in Puerto Rico $38k
Professor Salary in Puerto Rico $38k
Elementary School Teacher Salary $36k
Nurse Educator Salary in Puerto Rico $35k
School Counselor Salary in Puerto Rico $34k
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Puerto Rico $29k
Preschool Teacher Salary in Puerto Rico $22k
Teacher Assistant Salary in Puerto Rico $18k
Childcare Worker Salary in Puerto Rico $17k
Source:

Historical salary for Elementary School Teachers in Puerto Rico

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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