The average salary for a Head Teacher is $43,331 per year. A skill in Special Education is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,859 - $68,233
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$68K
MEDIAN: $43,331
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$9.17 - $18.88
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,859 - $68,233  
   
Bonus
$103.16 - $5,195  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,551 - $61,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,749
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.17 - $18.88  
   
Overtime
$11.36 - $32.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$103.16 - $5,195  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,551 - $61,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,362
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Job Description for Head Teacher

"Head teacher" is a job title typically used by private and boarding schools to designate a position similar to a school principal. The head teacher is responsible for the school's administration on a number of levels, from ensuring a designated curriculum is taught throughout the institution to setting and enforcing regulations for conduct. The head teacher may have a support staff which includes assistants or deputy heads who assist with day-to-day duties and operations within the school and help the head teacher to interact positively with teachers, students, and parents.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,385

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Head Teacher Reviews

What is it like working as a Head Teacher?

Head Teacher in Port St. Lucie:
Pros: I love the students and teachers I work with everyday. I like the distance from my house and the area. We are currently an A school.
Cons: I do not like that this school pay less than the district schools. I am not fond of the owners of the school based on the workload they give to administration. I do not like how the principal seems not to care.

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Experience Affects Head Teacher Salaries



National Average
$37,000



Skills That Affect Head Teacher Salaries

Special Education
up arrow 17%

Masters degree
up arrow 8%

French Language
up arrow 7%

Administration
up arrow 2%

Spanish Language
up arrow 1%

Bilingual
0%

National Average
$37,000







Teaching
up arrow 22%


CDA
up arrow 41%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 265 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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