A High School Teacher earns an average salary of $18,163 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$4,056 - $49,035
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Salary $4,056 - $49,035
Bonus $496
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$4,920 - $49,594
  • Country: Jamaica
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $18,439

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Key Stats for High School Teacher

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

▲8%

▲7%

National Average
$18,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 29%