Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) Salary

Middle School Teachers in the United States pull down an average of $45K annually. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. Middle School Teachers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 67 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,964 - $68,056
$34K
$45K
$68K
MEDIAN: $45,316
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$26,640 - $65,500
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education)

Middle school generally consists of grades six, seven and eight, and those who run the classrooms and provide instruction for these students are middle school teachers, who develop lesson plans, provide instruction and homework, issue tests, grade homework and reports, and provide grades and progress reports to students.

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Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) Tasks

  • Teach students in public or private schools at middle or junior high level.
  • Adjust teaching methods according to individual student needs.
  • Create and prepare materials for student activities.
  • Grade student tests and assignments, and maintain accurate student records according to laws and school regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education)

Pay by Experience for a Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) has a positive trend. An entry-level Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 8 salaries. A Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education)

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
38%
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Experience Affects Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲21%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 11%
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