Teacher Salary

A Teacher earns an average salary of $44,954 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$30,780 - $67,166
$31K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,954
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50%
90%

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$8.85 - $22.22
$8
$12
$22
MEDIAN: $11.78
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,780 - $67,166  
   
Bonus
$22.50 - $5,500  
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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$24,704 - $64,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 673
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$8.85 - $22.22  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$22.50 - $5,500  
   
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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$24,704 - $64,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111

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Job Description for Teacher

Teachers work primarily at schools and universities to administer courses according to the standards of the state and institution, as well as create a syllabus and daily lessons. The necessary materials are often ordered by the teacher, and they may also be allocated budgets to be met.

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Pay by Experience Level for Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 303 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 250 salaries. An experienced Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 266 salaries. A Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 134 salaries.

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Key Stats for Teacher

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 25%