Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a High School Teacher is $41,758
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 $44,970 based on 2,009 salaries. A mid-career High School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,920 based on 1,517 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do High School Teachers Do?
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 …Read more