High School Teacher in Memphis, Tennessee Salary

A High School Teacher in Memphis, Tennessee earns an average salary of $50,183 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$36,984 - $61,358
$37K
$51K
$61K
MEDIAN: $50,631
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$36,984 - $61,358  
   
Bonus
$875  
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$36,097 - $61,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Memphis, Tennessee

Shelby County, Tennessee
655,760
Male:
312,237 (47.6%)
Female:
343,523 (52.4%)
Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers. Memphis had a population of 653,450 in 2013, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee. It is the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the greater Southeastern United States, and the 23rd largest in the United States. The greater Memphis metropolitan area, including adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas, had a 2014 population of 1,317,314. This makes Memphis the second-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed by metropolitan Nashville. Memphis is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson. A resident of Memphis is referred to...
Memphis:
$36,908
Tennessee:
$47,275
$826
Memphis:
$94,400
Tennessee:
$150,600
6.5%

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Key Stats for High School Teacher

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Experienced
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect High School Teacher Salaries

Curriculum Planning
▲3%

Spanish Language
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Leadership
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 8%
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