Head Teacher Salary

The average salary for a Head Teacher is $43,446 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Leadership, Special Education, and Bilingual.

$25,103 - $64,251
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$41K
$64K
MEDIAN: $40,735
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$9.43 - $18.14
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MEDIAN: $12.54
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$0$64K
Salary $25,103 - $64,251
Bonus $101.19 - $5,093
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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$20,561 - $52,616
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 458
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $9.43 - $18.14
Hourly Tips $3.57
Overtime $11.16 - $27.48
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $101.19 - $5,093
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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$20,561 - $52,616
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 732

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Job Description for Head Teacher

"Head teacher" is a job title typically used by private and boarding schools to designate a position similar to a school principal. The head teacher is responsible for the school's administration on a number of levels, from ensuring a designated curriculum is taught throughout the institution to setting and enforcing regulations for conduct. The head teacher may have a support staff which includes assistants or deputy heads who assist with day-to-day duties and operations within the school and help the head teacher to interact positively with teachers, students, and parents.

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Head Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 1,408 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 1,012 salaries. An experienced Head Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 1,041 salaries. A Head Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 463 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,094

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Head Teacher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Head Teacher?

Head Teacher in Perryville:
Pros: I love working with students, especially those that have a hard time understand the concepts.
Cons: Sometimes trying to communicate with parents can be challenging!

Head Teacher in Philadelphia:
"Very nicely."
Pros: Working with children.
Cons: Nothing.

Head Teacher in Port St. Lucie:
Pros: I love the students and teachers I work with everyday. I like the distance from my house and the area. We are currently an A school.
Cons: I do not like that this school pay less than the district schools. I am not fond of the owners of the school based on the workload they give to administration. I do not like how the principal seems not to care.

Head Teacher in Grand Island:
Pros: The students and my team.
Cons: Administration and parents.

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Key Stats for Head Teacher

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 155 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Head Teacher Salaries

▲58%

▲35%

▲18%

▲11%

National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Head Teacher Salaries

Leadership
▲100%


Bilingual
▲52%

French Language
▲31%

Administration
▲26%


Teaching
▲24%







National Average
$30,000


Organizing
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 155 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 45%
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