Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a High School Teacher is $26.67
What is the Pay by Experience Level for High School Teachers?
An early career High School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $26.37 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career High School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.03 based on 8 salaries.
What Do High School Teachers Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.