A Substitute Teacher, K-12 earns an average wage of $11.60 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Substitute Teacher, K-12 Total Pay (?
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$12,575 - $40,452
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MEDIAN: $21,267
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Substitute Teacher, K-12 Total Pay (?
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$8.09 - $18.55
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$12,575 - $40,452  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $900  
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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$16,013 - $39,613  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 572
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.09 - $18.55  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $900  
   
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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$16,013 - $39,613  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 572
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Job Description for Substitute Teacher, K-12
  • Manage the classroom environment and enforce the teacher's rules.
  • Complete a daily report for the teacher upon his/her return.
  • Implement teacher lesson plans and assign classwork and homework according to teachers' instructions.
Pay by Experience Level for Substitute Teacher, K-12
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Substitute Teacher, K-12 Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Substitute Teacher, K-12 in Douglasville:
"Be Understanding And Have Strong Standards For Students."
Have strong convictions and be flexible.

Experience Affects Substitute Teacher, K-12 Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$24,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 138 votes.
Gender
Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 16% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 84%
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