The average salary for a High School Teacher in Buffalo, New York is $47,819.
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Job Description for High School Teacher
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 lessons…Read more
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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Popular Skills for High School Teacher
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership, English Language, Oral / Verbal Communication and Curriculum Planning.
Pay by Experience Level for High School Teacher
An early career High School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,858 based on 13 salaries. An experienced High School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,265 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,992.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with High School Teacher in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 28.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (26.9% more) and Houston, Texas (10.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (4.2% less).
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