The average salary for a Head Teacher in New York, New York is $50,627 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$30,283 - $74,422
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$51K
$74K
MEDIAN: $50,626
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$9.86 - $24.83
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$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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Salary
$30,283 - $74,422  
   
Bonus
$1,800  
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$28,101 - $73,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $24.83  
   
Overtime
$41.32  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,800  
   
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$28,101 - $73,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Teacher

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Head Teacher Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$48,000


Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Head Teacher Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Spanish Language
up arrow 7%

English Language
up arrow 8%


Curriculum Planning
up arrow 14%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 15%

Activities for Children
up arrow 27%

Team Leadership
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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