Entry-Level Middle School Teacher Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Middle School Teacher is $40,240 per year. A skill in Science is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,251 - $53,151
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$40K
$53K
MEDIAN: $40,240
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$9.95 - $31.91
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MEDIAN: $17.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,251 - $53,151  
   
Bonus
$499.33 - $5,051  
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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$29,885 - $53,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,180
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $31.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$0.21 - $73.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$499.33 - $5,051  
   
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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$29,885 - $53,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,300

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Middle School Teacher Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Middle School Teacher in Rockford:
You need to listen to the students and value their opinion. Forcing them in to a curriculum is useless. You need to form a curriculum around their needs and wants in adolescence. Follow the child.

Middle School Teacher in New Bedford:
`"$Teachers Are Not Necessarily Helpful To One Another."`
Good luck - Commit yourself to doing the best you can everyday.

Middle School Teacher in Dallas:
`"$I Wish I Knew How Stressful It Would Be."`
You have to love children. Don't just let it be a just another "job".

Middle School Teacher in Montclair:
`"$Classroom Management."`
Know your field inside and out. This will help you with management of the classroom and able you to go deeper in discussions with students.

Key Stats for Middle School Teacher

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Middle School Teacher Salaries

Science
▲12%

Material Science
▲3%

French Language
▲3%

Team Leadership
▲2%

Teaching
▲1%

Curriculum Planning
▼0%

Childhood Education
▼0%

National Average
$40,000


▼1%

Spanish Language
▼1%

Math
▼1%

Social Studies
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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