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Average High School Teacher Salary in Buffalo, New York

$50,028
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The average salary for a High School Teacher in Buffalo, New York is $50,028.
10%
$35k
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$50k
90%
$92k
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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.

Career Paths

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High School Teacher
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for High School Teachers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership, English Language, Oral / Verbal Communication and Curriculum Planning.

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 $40,422 based on 11 salaries. An experienced High School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,951.
Employees with High School Teacher in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 28.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (21.2% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (10.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Early Career
44.0%
Experienced
28.0%
Late Career
28.0%