Average High School Teacher Salary in Buffalo, New York

$47,819
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The average salary for a High School Teacher in Buffalo, New York is $47,819.
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$35k
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$48k
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$83k
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MEDIAN $47,819
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$35k - $83k
Total Pay
$34k - $83k

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Job Description for High School Teacher

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

Explore the most common career paths for High School Teacher. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
High School Teacher
Middle School Teacher
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for High School Teacher

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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Early Career
41.9%
Experienced
35.5%
Late Career
22.6%