Average Late-Career High School Teacher Salary

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The average salary for a Late-Career High School Teacher is $61,159.
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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.

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Popular Skills for High School Teacher

Skills in Curriculum Planning, English Language, Oral / Verbal Communication, Leadership and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for High School Teacher

An entry-level High School Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,366 based on 1,808 salaries. An early career High School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,224 based on 3,988 salaries. A mid-career High School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,006 based on 3,009 salaries. An experienced High School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,697 based on 3,612 salaries.
Employees with High School Teacher in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 34.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (31.2% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (16.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (1.0% less).

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