Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) Salary

Earnings for Middle School Teachers in the United States come in at around $48K annually on average. Female Middle School Teachers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (67 percent) are women. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,026 - $69,463
$36K
$51K
$69K
MEDIAN: $50,560
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$28,045 - $67,531
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education)

Middle school generally consists of grades six, seven and eight, and those who run the classrooms and provide instruction for these students are middle school teachers, who develop lesson plans, provide instruction and homework, issue tests, grade homework and reports, and provide grades and progress reports to students.

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Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education)

Pay by Experience for a Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) has a positive trend. An entry-level Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 8 salaries. A Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education)

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
41%
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Experience Affects Middle School Teacher (except Special and Vocational Education) Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
▼17%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 14%
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