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High School Teacher Salary

$61,484 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,519

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a High School Teacher is $61,484 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a High School Teacher is between $44,409 and $75,621. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a High School Teacher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Teaches one or more subjects to students in public or private secondary schools.
  • Educates students, using various teaching methods such as lecture and demonstration, and utilizes audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations.
  • Develops course objectives and curriculum outlines for course of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
  • Assigns lessons and corrects homework.
High School Teacher Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Job family population: 1,051,570

Estimated population of High School Teacher jobs: 641,321

Rate of error: 1.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$71,277
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

High School Teacher Job Listings for United States

Private High School English Teacher and Tutor
Nov 22
Los Altos, CA, USA
California Education Plan
We are seeking an English Teacher and Tutor to join our team of gifted and passionate educators ... School for Independent Learners is a WASC accredited, private high school specializing in 1:1 and ...
Math High School Teacher - San José High School
Nov 25
San Jose, CA, USA
San Jose Unified School District
We are looking for passionate teachers who will inspire our students to discover their own ... Serving over 30,000 students from transitional kindergarten through high school in 41 schools from ...
Teacher - High School Chemistry
Nov 19
San Francisco, CA, USA
CalWest Educators Placement
CalWest's client school in the Greater San Francisco Bay area seeks a High School Chemistry Teacher . This full time position starts in the beginning of January 2020 and potentially stays in the ...
High School Math Teacher / Private Christian(Relocate to Seattle Area)
Nov 22
Reno, NV, USA
Covenant High School
Position Covenant High School has an open for a full-time Math faculty member to begin August of ... Our curriculum is shaped by the Word of God, while our students are taught proper reasoning ...
Special Education Science Teacher - High School
Nov 7
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KIPP DC
TEACHING AT KIPP DC: KIPP DC is a non-profit network of high-performing, college-preparatory public charter schools in Washington, D.C. Our sixteen schools and The Learning Center recruit and educate ...

The average pay for a High School Teacher is $61,484 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a High School Teacher is between $44,409 and $75,621. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a High School Teacher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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