$41,790
Avg. Salary
$20.12
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,962

Bonus

$1,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a High School Teacher is $20.12 per hour.

The average pay for a High School Teacher is $41,790 per year.

10%
$10.30
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$20.12
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$35.48
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MEDIAN $20.12
10%
$31k
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$42k
50%
$58k
90%
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MEDIAN $41,790
$31,148 - $57,889
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MEDIAN: $41,790
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$0$58K
Salary $31,148 - $57,889
Bonus $225 - $6,969
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,820 - $58,915
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,758
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $10.30 - $35.48
Hourly Tips $7.69
Overtime $10.21 - $74.50
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $225 - $6,969
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,820 - $58,915
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 280

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 in a way that students can easily understand. They must check students' learning with methods such as homework, tests, group work and student presentations. High school teachers must grade students' work in a timely manner, providing feedback that students can use in the class and later in their education.

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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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,976

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level High School Teachers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 23 percent above the national average. Entry-Level High School Teachers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+22 percent), Boston (+20 percent), Los Angeles (+20 percent), and Chicago (+16 percent). Columbia ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 12 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Denver (5 percent less) and Orlando (4 percent less).

Key Stats for High School Teacher

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 496 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect High School Teacher Salaries





▲1%





National Average
$42,000

English Language
▼1%

Leadership
▼1%



Team Leadership
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 496 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 16%