High School Teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

The average pay for a High School Teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $48,919 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$39,305 - $67,795
$39K
$49K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,919
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50%
90%

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$39,305 - $67,795  
   
Bonus
$1,720  
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$39,329 - $67,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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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

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 $45,000 based on 23 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 $49,000 based on 22 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 $62,000 based on 15 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 $65,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for High School Teacher

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲27%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼8%

Skills That Affect High School Teacher Salaries


Foreign Languages (Latin based)
▲2%

Childhood Education
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

English Language
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼6%

Leadership
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 10%