How Much do Elementary School Teachers Make in Arizona?

Do elementary school teachers in Arizona make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Arizona elementary school teachers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elementary school teachers in Arizona earn an average of $45,600 a year.

This is 29% less than elementary school teachers nationwide and 10% less than the typical Arizona worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Arizona Elementary School Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Annually
90th $60,970
75th $50,970
50th $44,780
25th $38,490
10th $33,690
Arizona Elementary School Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Annually
Flagstaff $48,350
Lake Havasu City $43,090
Phoenix $46,600
Prescott $43,050
Sierra Vista $37,880
Tucson $42,630
Yuma $40,370
Arizona Elementary School Teacher Wages by Year
Year Annually
2019 $45,600
2018 $44,430
2017 $44,220
2016 $42,730
2015 $41,940
2014 $43,050
2013 $42,560
2012 $42,800
2011 $42,500