$46,889
Avg. Salary
$19.55
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,963

Bonus

$4,500

Profit Sharing

$35,111

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Middle School Teacher is $19.55 per hour.

The average pay for a Middle School Teacher is $46,889 per year.

10%
$10.28
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$19.55
50%
$44.15
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MEDIAN $19.55
10%
$34k
10%
$47k
50%
$71k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $46,889
$33,840 - $70,855
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$71K
MEDIAN: $46,889
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$0$71K
Salary $33,840 - $70,855
Bonus $299 - $5,872
Profit Sharing $4,500
Commission $35,111
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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$33,265 - $71,616
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,702
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $10.28 - $44.15
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $9.89 - $48.98
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $299 - $5,872
Commission $35,111
Profit Sharing $4,500
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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$33,265 - $71,616
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 240

Job Description for Middle School Teacher

A middle school teacher usually teaches children who are between 11 and 14 years old. Sometimes, the teacher may be expected to oversee 30 children or more. The teacher will create lessons plans based on syllabi from the school or guidelines from the state being taught in.

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Middle School Teacher Tasks
  • Teach students in public or private schools at middle or junior high level.
  • Adjust teaching methods according to individual student needs.
  • Create and prepare materials for student activities.
  • Grade student tests and assignments, and maintain accurate student records according to laws and school regulations.

Middle School Teacher Pay By Employer

$0$60K

$43,190

$39,634

$46,000

$53,513

K12, Inc.
6 profiles
$39,008

$41,708

$40,500

Common Career Paths for Middle School Teacher


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Middle School Teacher Job Listings

Popular Skills for Middle School Teacher

Pay by Experience Level for Middle School Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Middle School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Middle School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 1,251 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Middle School Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 743 salaries. An experienced Middle School Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 941 salaries. A Middle School Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 412 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,842

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

Middle School Teacher Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Middle School Teacher?

Middle School Teacher in Honolulu:
Do NOT marry another teacher!

Middle School Teacher in Columbus:
"Needed information."
Do not let paperwork deter you.

Middle School Teacher in Austin:
"It's an awesome job."
Pros: The children are the life of my job. I like being able to come and hangout and educate the kids.
Cons: Driving the bus is one of the worse things to do.

Middle School Teacher in New Bedford:
"Teachers Are Not Necessarily Helpful To One Another."
Good luck - Commit yourself to doing the best you can everyday.

Middle School Teacher in Dallas:
"I Wish I Knew How Stressful It Would Be."
You have to love children. Don't just let it be a just another "job".

Middle School Teacher in Montclair:
"Classroom Management."
Know your field inside and out. This will help you with management of the classroom and able you to go deeper in discussions with students.

Middle School Teacher in Atlanta:
"Stressful, Tiring, Challenging."
Pros: The fulfillment of changing students' lives.
Cons: Disrespectful students/parents, lack of effort and motivation from students, no work ethic.

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Key Stats for Middle School Teacher

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 735 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Middle School Teacher Salaries

▲28%

▲9%

National Average
$47,000

▼3%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Middle School Teacher Salaries

MUSIC
▲14%

mathematics
▲10%


Special Education
▲8%

Math
▲4%


National Average
$47,000


▼2%


▼3%

French Language
▼3%



Teaching
▼10%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 735 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 15%