How Much do Elementary School Teachers Make in Minnesota?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elementary school teachers in Minnesota earn an average of $63,250 a year.

This is 1% less than elementary school teachers nationwide, but it is 13% more than the typical Minnesota worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Minnesota Elementary School Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Annually
90th $92,280
75th $76,530
50th $61,080
25th $48,250
10th $41,300
Minnesota Elementary School Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Annually
Duluth $67,420
Mankato $46,740
Minneapolis $66,710
Rochester $60,000
St. Cloud $56,590
Minnesota Elementary School Teacher Wages by Year
Year Annually
2019 $63,250
2018 $64,950
2017 $63,490
2016 $62,000
2015 $59,840
2014 $60,140
2013 $61,070
2012 $60,230
2011 $57,230