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 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…Read more
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
Oral / Verbal Communication
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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