A High School Teacher earns an average salary of $18,439 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$1,840 - $47,932
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$18K
$48K
MEDIAN: $17,844
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$0$48K
Salary $1,840 - $47,932
Bonus $164
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$1,853 - $48,585
  • Country: Jamaica
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 89

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$105K

$58,518

$62,253

$49,004

$76,206

Dallas ISD
11 profiles
$51,235

$53,972

Lausd
10 profiles
$66,500

$54,367

Houston Isd
8 profiles
$53,940

$42,500

High School Teacher Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $17,985

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

Key Stats for High School Teacher

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

▲10%

▲2%

National Average
$18,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 38%