Secondary School Teacher Salary

The average salary for a Secondary School Teacher is $47,028 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$31,185 - $74,051
$31K
$48K
$74K
MEDIAN: $48,345
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50%
90%

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$8.70 - $40.61
$8
$15
$41
MEDIAN: $15.19
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$0$74K
Salary $31,185 - $74,051
Bonus $225.00 - $11,500
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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$29,823 - $74,418
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 763
Hourly Data $0$98
Hourly Rate $8.70 - $40.61
Overtime $1.64 - $98.63
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $225.00 - $11,500
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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$29,823 - $74,418
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

Job Description for Secondary School Teacher

Secondary school teachers generally work in a middle school or high school environment and administer lessons to students. This often involves teaching large classes of students, so it is important to show authority and be able to control a large group of people. Some students may have behavioral problems, so it is important not only to help administer coursework, but also to help shape student personality and behavior.

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Secondary 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.

Common Career Paths for Secondary School Teacher


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Popular Skills for Secondary School Teacher

Pay by Experience Level for Secondary School Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Secondary School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Secondary School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 288 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Secondary 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 $44,000 based on 187 salaries. An experienced Secondary School Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 210 salaries. A Secondary 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 121 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,874

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

Secondary School Teacher Reviews

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

Secondary School Teacher in East Springfield:
"It's rewarding but frustrating."
Pros: I like the fact that I can work in a nice, homey environment where everyone feels like family.
Cons: I don't like the extremely low pay.

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Key Stats for Secondary School Teacher

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 99 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Secondary School Teacher Salaries

▲26%

▲8%

National Average
$48,000

▼8%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Secondary School Teacher Salaries

French Language
▲3%

National Average
$48,000



People Management
▼8%


Math
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Masters degree
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 19%