Educators in Kansas City can earn up to $81,090 with a long, rich career behind them.
Average teacher salaries:
- Elementary: $56,310
- Middle School: $55,320
- High School: $53,630
Did you know? According to the Manhattan Institute, compared to public school teachers—per hour—editors and reporters earn 24 percent less; architects, 11 percent less; psychologists, 9 percent less; chemists, 5 percent less; mechanical engineers, 6 percent less; and economists, 1 percent less.