Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a High School Teacher is $50,329
What is the Pay by Experience Level for High School Teachers?
An entry-level High School Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,300 based on 534 salaries. An early career High School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,163 based on 2,507 salaries. …Read more
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.