Secondary School Teacher, (but not Special and Vocational Education) Salary

For Secondary School Teachers, annual average wages total $43K per year. Female Secondary School Teachers make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. Although nearly two in five lack health benefits of any kind, the greater part do enjoy medical insurance, and more than a third get dental coverage, too. Work is enjoyable for Secondary School Teachers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$25,871 - $64,925
$26K
$43K
$65K
MEDIAN: $42,980
10%
50%
90%

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$8.58 - $13.23
$11
MEDIAN: $11.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$25,871 - $64,925  
   
Bonus
$4,750  
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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$22,393 - $63,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.00  
   
Overtime
$20.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$4,750  
   
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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$22,393 - $63,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Secondary School Teacher, (but not Special and Vocational Education)

  • Instruct via lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects at the post primary level.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Create, administer, and grade tests and assignments to measure students' progress.
  • Establish and enforce behavioral and procedural rules.

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Pay by Experience Level for Secondary School Teacher, (but not Special and Vocational Education)

Pay by Experience for a Secondary School Teacher, (but not Special and Vocational Education) has a positive trend. An entry-level Secondary School Teacher, (but not Special and Vocational Education) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Secondary School Teacher, (but not 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 $38,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Secondary School Teacher, (but not Special and Vocational Education) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 10 salaries. A Secondary School Teacher, (but not 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 $54,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Secondary School Teacher, (but not Special and Vocational Education)

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Secondary School Teacher, (but not Special and Vocational Education) Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 39%
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