Research Salaries in Idaho

Teaching candidates pursuing teaching certification in Idaho are usually interested in knowing what kind of salary they can expect once their professional requirements have been met. While salaries for holding an Idaho teaching license can vary considerably based on level of experience and location, average salary figures often help those interested in becoming a teacher in Idaho get a better idea of what to plan on in terms of pay. Check out these statistics on teaching salaries at public schools in the state of Idaho before fulfilling the teaching requirements in Idaho.

According to the Idaho State Department of Education, the average annual salary for an elementary school teacher in a public school in the state during the 2008-2009 school year was $45,055. Secondary teachers during that same year earned an average of $45,311. In May 2011, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that those salary figures had grown to $47,770 and $46,030, respectively. In addition, this agency listed the average annual salary for middle school teachers with an Idaho teaching license at $51,260. For an Idaho certified teacher, these figures will vary based on level of experience and location of the school.

The following figures show average salaries for teachers in Idaho, as compared to those in the rest of the country.

Occupation Annual mean wage in Idaho Annual mean wage in U.S.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary $62,120 $119,410
Physics Teachers Postsecondary $70,400 $90,570
Psychology Teachers Postsecondary $50,450 $76,060
Education Teachers Postsecondary $51,240 $65,630
English Language and Literature Teachers Postsecondary $43,700 $68,360
Preschool Teachers Except Special Education $26,600 $31,420
Kindergarten Teachers Except Special Education $42,050 $52,840
Elementary School Teachers Except Special Education $46,260 $56,320
Middle School Teachers Except Special and Career/Technical Education $45,830 $56,630
Secondary School Teachers Except Special and Career/Technical Education $46,510 $58,260
Special Education Teachers Kindergarten and Elementary School $43,230 $56,690
Special Education Teachers Middle School $48,980 $39,370
Special Education Teachers Secondary School $49,180 $39,370

The information below shows how much Idaho teachers can expect to earn in the three biggest cities in the state, according to the most current statistical data.

City Annual mean wage
Boise City – Nampa, ID $37,180
Idaho Fall, ID $31,780
Pocatello, ID $41,530

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Academy di Firenze

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149 West Main Street
Jerome, ID 83338-2329
(208) 644-1546

Type of School:

  • Private for-profit
  • 2-year

Programs Offered:

  • Certificate

Boise State University

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1910 University Dr
Boise, ID 83725
(208) 426-1011

Type of School:

  • Public
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Doctoral
  • Masters
  • Post-Bachelors
  • Post-Masters

Brigham Young University-Idaho

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525 S Center
Rexburg, ID 83460-1690
(208) 496-1411

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors

College of Southern Idaho

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315 Falls Ave.
Twin Falls, ID 83301
(208) 733-9554

Type of School:

  • Public
  • 2-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Certificate

College of Western Idaho

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5500 East Opportunity Drive
Nampa, ID 83687
(208) 562-3000

Type of School:

  • Public
  • 2-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Certificate

Idaho State University

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921 S 8th Ave
Pocatello, ID 83209
(208) 282-2700

Type of School:

  • Public
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Certificate
  • Doctoral
  • Masters
  • Post-Bachelors
  • Post-Masters

Lewis-Clark State College

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500 8th Ave
Lewiston, ID 83501-2698
(208) 792-5272

Type of School:

  • Public
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Certificate

North Idaho College

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1000 West Garden Avenue
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2199
(208) 769-3300

Type of School:

  • Public
  • 2-year

Programs Offered:

  • Associates
  • Certificate

Northwest Nazarene University

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623 S. University Blvd.
Nampa, ID 83686-5897
(208) 467-8011

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelors
  • Doctoral
  • Masters
  • Post-Masters

The College of Idaho

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2112 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID 83605-4432
(208) 459-5011

Type of School:

  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelors
  • Masters

Accrediting Agency:

  • Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

University of Idaho

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875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, ID 83844-2282
(888) 884-3246

Type of School:

  • Public
  • 4-year

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelors
  • Certificate
  • Doctoral
  • Masters
  • Post-Bachelors
  • Post-Masters
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