The average salary for a Teacher is $47,372.
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Job Description for Teacher
Teachers work primarily at schools and universities to administer courses according to the standards of the state and institution, as well as create a syllabus and daily lessons. The necessary materials are often ordered by the teacher, and they may also be allocated budgets to be met. While some teachers focus on one subject, others may teach more than one, and it's important to be able to present the material in an understandable manner. Teachers often administer homework, classwork, and test…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Teacher
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Popular Skills for Teacher
Skills in Childhood Education, Curriculum Planning, English Language, Leadership and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Teacher
An entry-level Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,887 based on 41 salaries. An early career Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,261 based on 360 salaries. A mid-career Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,646 based on 303 salaries. An experienced Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,687 based on 371 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,569.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Teacher in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 21.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (19.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (16.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (14.9% less).
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