The average pay for a High School Teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $47,922 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$40,003 - $65,739
(Median)
$40K
$48K
$66K
MEDIAN: $47,922
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$40,003 - $65,739  
   
Bonus
$1,720  
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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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$40,022 - $65,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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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.

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Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect High School Teacher Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 3%

National Average
$48,000

English Language
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Foreign Languages (Latin based)
up arrow 3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 5%

Leadership
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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