Average High School Teacher Salary

Average High School Teacher Salary

$50,329
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$50k
90%
$78k

The average salary for a High School Teacher is $50,329

Base Salary
$36k - $78k
Bonus
$278 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$7 - $15k
Total Pay
$36k - $79k
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What Do High School Teachers Do?

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.
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Job Satisfaction for High School Teacher

3.9 out of 5
(1,136)
Highly Satisfied
165Reviews
Based on 1,136 responses, the job of High School Teacher has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.88 out of 5. On average, High School Teachers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
53.4%
Male
46.2%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 2,819 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

85%

Dental

67%

Vision

56%

None

14%