An average High School Teacher with Curriculum Planning skills can expect to take home roughly $49K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The majority of High School Teachers with Curriculum Planning skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of High School Teachers with Curriculum Planning skills (60 percent) who took the survey are women. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$34,214 - $72,677
(Median)
$34K
$49K
$73K
MEDIAN: $48,890
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$14.44 - $32.68
(Median)
$14
$23
$33
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,214 - $72,677  
   
Bonus
$502 - $7,213  
Total Pay (?
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$34,190 - $73,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,073
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.44 - $32.68  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $51.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$502 - $7,213  
   
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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$34,190 - $73,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Pay by Experience Level for High School Teacher

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


For High School Teachers with Curriculum Planning skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $42K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $48K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $55K in this role. High School Teachers with Curriculum Planning skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $62K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,102

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

High School Teachers with Curriculum Planning skills will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 17 percent. High School Teachers with Curriculum Planning skills will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+10 percent), New York (+9 percent), Chicago (+9 percent), and Houston (+7 percent). Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Detroit. Denver and Austin are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 17 percent lower and 14 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 230 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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