High School Teacher in Seattle Salary

An average High School Teacher in Seattle can expect to take home roughly $52K per year. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable. Most High School Teachers in Seattle, Wash. survey respondents are men (78 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,866 - $76,399
$34K
$52K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,671
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Salary $33,866 - $76,399
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$33,466 - $75,764
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for High School Teacher

Pay by Experience for a High School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level High School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A High School Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced High School Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 14 salaries. A High School Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for High School Teacher

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$51,000

▼1%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect High School Teacher Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Curriculum Planning
▼8%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼11%

English Language
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 17%
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