High School Teacher in Seattle Salary

High School Teachers in Seattle, Wash. can expect to earn an average of $53K per year. Generally, women make up less than a third of all High School Teachers in Seattle who answered the questionnnaire. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,434 - $80,075
$34K
$56K
$80K
MEDIAN: $55,576
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Salary $34,434 - $80,075
Bonus $5,750
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$34,165 - $79,675
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for High School Teacher

Pay by Experience for a High School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level High School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A High School Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced High School Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 14 salaries. A High School Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for High School Teacher

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects High School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$55,000

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect High School Teacher Salaries

National Average
$55,000

Curriculum Planning
▼15%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼17%

Microsoft Office
▼17%

English Language
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 15%
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