$43,399
Avg. Salary
$12.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,451

Bonus

$75.00

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Head Teacher is $12.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Head Teacher is $43,399 per year.

$9.28
10%
$12.49
50%
$18.69
90%
MEDIAN $12.49
$29k
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$43k
50%
$69k
90%
MEDIAN $43,399
$28,501 - $68,533
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MEDIAN: $43,399
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$0$68K
Salary $28,501 - $68,533
Bonus $102 - $5,564
Profit Sharing $75.00
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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$21,312 - $61,095
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,908
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $9.28 - $18.69
Hourly Tips $3.57
Overtime $12.07 - $30.79
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $102 - $5,564
Profit Sharing $75.00
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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$21,312 - $61,095
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,885

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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Head Teacher Pay By Employer

$0$41K

$24,786

Head Start
32 profiles
$30,898

YMCA
17 profiles
$25,299

Primrose Schools
11 profiles
$22,275

$26,349

$24,960

$22,360

$26,970

$23,665

Kiddie Academy
6 profiles
$28,410

Common Career Paths for Head Teacher


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Popular Skills for Head Teacher

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: $35,721

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

Head Teacher Advice

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

Head Teacher in Gilbert:
Expect that you will need to always be growing and learning in this career. You must live kids!!!!

Head Teacher in Katy:
It is very important for early childhood educators to be genuinely passionate about the child and his/her future. There should be no favoritism...if so, al children should be a favorite because each child is unique and special in his/her own ways. As assign early childhood educator, you have to be yourself. A child senses truthiness and by that, the child will feel safe abd will enjoy coming to class everyday (: Also, further your education, take as madly trainings as possible.

Head Teacher in Safety Harbor:
"Paperwork and caseload."
Be ready to spend lots of extra time on school work.

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.

Head Teacher in Akron:
"Do Not Get Paid Enough For All We Do."
Pros: Helping students from the inner city.
Cons: All the work we do without being paid.

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Key Stats for Head Teacher

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 381 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Head Teacher Salaries

▲33%

▲14%

National Average
$36,000

▼1%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Head Teacher Salaries

Leadership
▲68%


Bilingual
▲28%

French Language
▲10%

Administration
▲7%

Teaching
▲5%


National Average
$36,000








Organizing
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 381 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 35%