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Elementary School Teacher salary in Atlanta, GA

How much does an Elementary School Teacher make in Atlanta, GA?

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The average salary for a elementary school teacher is $25.44 per hour in Atlanta, GA. 49 salaries reported, updated at April 24, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Atlanta, GA

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Top companies for Elementary School Teachers in Atlanta, GA

  1. Prince George's County Public Schools
    883 reviews5 salaries reported
    $37.62per hour
  2. $31.39per hour
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Highest paying cities for Elementary School Teachers near Atlanta, GA

  1. Atlanta, GA
    $25.44 per hour
    49 salaries reported
  2. Savannah, GA
    $22.37 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Norcross, GA
    $22.33 per hour
    9 salaries reported
  1. Decatur, GA
    $21.87 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  2. Macon, GA
    $21.53 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  3. Athens, GA
    $21.36 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  1. Canton, GA
    $20.97 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  2. Lithonia, GA
    $20.30 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  3. East Point, GA
    $20.21 per hour
    19 salaries reported
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Where can an Elementary School Teacher earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Elementary School Teachers

Most recommended skill

Public Speakingearn +36.34% more

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 36.84% since 2018. Elementary School Teachers with this skill earn +36.34% more than the average base salary, which is $25.44 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20135increase by 5
20143decrease by 40.00%
201532increase by 966.67%
201615decrease by 53.13%
201710decrease by 33.33%
201819increase by 90.00%
201912decrease by 36.84%

Top companies hiring Elementary School Teachers with the recommended skill

Marietta City Schools
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Top specialties
Infectious Disease
Top fields of study
Educational Administration Degree
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Most common benefits for Elementary School Teachers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 7,443 ratings

45% of Elementary School Teachers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Atlanta, GA?


3,739 job openings

Average $21.32 per hour

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