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

For Secondary School Teachers, annual average wages total $40K per year. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Secondary School Teachers making up 76 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Secondary School Teachers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$28,486 - $69,717
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,381
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Salary
$28,486 - $69,717  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $1,500  
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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$28,700 - $69,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
United States (change)

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

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

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Experience Affects Secondary School Teacher, (but not Special and Vocational Education) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 12%