Secondary School Teacher Salary

The average salary for a Secondary School Teacher is $43,910 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$31,004 - $69,301
(Median)
$31K
$44K
$69K
MEDIAN: $43,910
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90%

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$8.36 - $34.77
(Median)
$8
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,004 - $69,301  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,038  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$30,874 - $69,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 738
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$8.36 - $34.77  
   
Overtime
$30.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,038  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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).
)
$30,874 - $69,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Secondary School Teacher

Secondary school teachers generally work in a middle school or high school environment and administer lessons to students. This often involves teaching large classes of students, so it is important to show authority and be able to control a large group of people. Some students may have behavioral problems, so it is important not only to help administer coursework, but also to help shape student personality and behavior.

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Secondary School Teacher Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Secondary School Teacher

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Secondary School Teacher Advice

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

Secondary School Teacher in Thompson:
Make sure you love and value learning and don't choose teaching as a career just for the summers off.

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Experience Affects Secondary School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Secondary School Teacher Salaries

French Language
up arrow 9%

English Language
up arrow 8%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 2%

Spanish Language
up arrow 2%

People Management
0%

National Average
$44,000

Math
up arrow 2%

Masters degree
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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