How Much do Elementary School Teachers Make in Wisconsin?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elementary school teachers in Wisconsin earn an average of $57,980 a year.

This is 9% less than elementary school teachers nationwide, but it is 19% more than the typical Wisconsin worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Wisconsin Elementary School Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Annually
90th $79,270
75th $69,270
50th $56,760
25th $46,300
10th $40,120
Wisconsin Elementary School Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Annually
Appleton $64,200
Eau Claire $54,160
Fond du Lac $54,770
Green Bay $53,640
Janesville $62,430
La Crosse $60,820
Madison $57,310
Milwaukee $59,880
Oshkosh $54,650
Racine $69,310
Sheboygan $59,580
Wausau $55,660
Wisconsin Elementary School Teacher Wages by Year
Year Annually
2019 $57,980
2018 $56,770
2017 $56,940
2016 $55,120
2015 $54,790
2014 $54,560
2013 N/A
2012 N/A
2011 N/A