$30,954
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A High School Teacher earns an average salary of $30,315 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$23,270 - $37,313
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$31K
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MEDIAN: $30,954
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Salary $23,270 - $37,313
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$23,270 - $37,313
  • Country: Bahamas
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for High School Teacher

High school teachers, also called secondary school teachers, provide instruction to students in one or more areas of study within a public or private high school. They may also supervise extracurricular activities, proctor state testing exams, assist with college preparation (such as by writing letters of recommendation), organize field trips, and supervise study hall and/or detention, among other duties. High school teachers prepare lessons to deliver to students, as well as present the lessons in a way that students can easily understand. They must check students' learning with methods such as homework, tests, group work and student presentations. High school teachers must grade students' work in a timely manner, providing feedback that students can use in the class and later in their education.

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High School Teacher Tasks

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

High School Teacher Pay By Employer

$0$108K

$57,976

$77,372

$50,190

$53,370

$49,504

Dallas ISD
10 profiles
$51,597

Lausd
9 profiles
$68,275

$54,367

$59,780

$40,947

High School Teacher Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,009

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

High School Teacher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a High School Teacher?

High School Teacher in Nassau:
"Many responsibilities."
Pros: Counseling students and planning events.
Cons: Reviewing performance of staff members.

Key Stats for High School Teacher

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
47%

Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

▲6%

National Average
$31,000

▼5%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 90%