Secondary School Teacher Salary

A Secondary School Teacher earns an average salary of $42,858 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are French Language and Curriculum Planning.
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$30,677 - $67,206
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$67K
MEDIAN: $42,858
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$8.95 - $36.06
(Median)
$8
$22
$36
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,677 - $67,206  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,114  
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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$30,645 - $67,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 661
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.95 - $36.06  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,114  
   
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).
)
$30,645 - $67,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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 32%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Secondary School Teacher Salaries

French Language
up arrow 16%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 10%

English Language
up arrow 7%

Spanish Language
up arrow 2%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Math
0%

National Average
$43,000

Masters degree
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 13%
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