The average salary for a High School Teacher in Washington, District of Columbia is $53,100 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$40,709 - $75,534
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MEDIAN: $53,099
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$40,819 - $76,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Key Stats for High School Teacher

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect High School Teacher Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 5%

English Language
up arrow 5%

National Average
$54,000

Leadership
up arrow 5%

Spanish Language
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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