Oklahoma Teacher Salary Information

Oklahoma Teaching Salaries almost tripled the rate of inflation back in 2005. Since then, Oklahoma government officials and administrators have stayed persistant with their efforts toward improving Oklahoma's public education.

Sandy Garrett, the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, addressed her priorities when it comes to Oklahoma's goals for public education in:

"Education is the primary driver of the economy and of future prosperity for our state. Without question, the most significant long-term policy issue facing our state is providing sufficient funding for the educationm (Oklahoma Teachers and their salaries) of some 639,000 children in Oklahoma's public schools. "

Bringing in quality teachers who are competent and satisfied with an Olahoma teaching salary, is a primary goal. Oklahoma teachers and adminstrators have much to look forward to when public sentiment and government sentiment are both positively aligned.

Below are a list of Oklahoma teaching salaries for state regulated base salaries and full teacher salaries for a couple different Olahoma school districts after district supplements.

You can greatly increase your earning potential as a Oklahoma Teacher if you acquire an advanced degree such as a Master's degree or a Doctorate degree.

Here are average annual starting teacher salaries for Oklahoma from the National Education Association, 2013, and median annual teacher salaries by grade level, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook:


Type of Teacher Average or Median Annual Salary
Starting Teacher (Average) $31,606
Kindergarten Teacher (Median) $38,550
Elementary School Teacher (Median) $40,850
Middle School Teacher (Median) $42,100
High School Teacher (Median) $42,940
Substitute Teacher (Median) $18,150

When viewing these numbers, keep in consideration such benefits as full dental, long-term disability and quality health insurance. Secondly, these are salaries based on a 182-day or 10-month work year. We encourage you to explore what each school district has to offer you, take into consideration the area in which you wish to live and do the math to see if you will be satisfied. Good luck!