How Much do Elementary School Teachers Make in South Dakota?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elementary school teachers in South Dakota earn an average of $44,110 a year.

This is 31% less than elementary school teachers nationwide, but it is 3% more than the typical South Dakota worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
South Dakota Elementary School Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Annually
90th $58,520
75th $50,220
50th $44,030
25th $37,470
10th $33,080
South Dakota Elementary School Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Annually
Rapid City $44,990
Sioux Falls $47,010
South Dakota Elementary School Teacher Wages by Year
Year Annually
2019 $44,110
2018 $43,140
2017 $41,570
2016 $43,180
2015 $42,510
2014 $41,490
2013 $40,400
2012 $39,900
2011 $39,150