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Secondary School Teacher Salary

$61,493 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,519

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Secondary School Teacher is $61,493 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Secondary School Teacher is between $44,416 and $75,633. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Secondary 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.
Secondary 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 Secondary School Teacher jobs: 641,321

Rate of error: 1.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$71,288
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...

Secondary School Teacher Job Listings for United States

Middle School History/English Teacher
Nov 15
Eugene, OR, USA
Oak Hill School
Master's in secondary education or related areas preferred. * Experience in developing and writing ... teaching experience with middle school students is preferred, but not required * Oregon or other ...
English Teacher Relocating to Korea
Oct 18
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Taehwa Christian International School
... secondary level in public or private schools. The actual job location is located at Taehwa ... Ability to teach TOEFL, ACT, SAT, ESL * Develop and implement engaging lesson plans * Adhere to ...
Secondary Teacher
Sep 17
Mansfield, AR, USA
Ombudsman Educational Services
Develop daily lesson plans and classroom schedule that reflects state and school requirements ... Skills working with students with diverse needs Active secondary state teacher license ...
High School Spanish Teacher
Sep 13
Oakland, CA, USA
American Indian Model Schools
... secondary programs and become productive members of society. AMERICAN INDIAN MODEL SCHOOLS OFFERS ... Starting Teacher Salary $57,298 * Additional $1,000 for Masters Degree/$2,000 for Master ...
ELA/History Teacher
Nov 5
Oakland, CA, USA
American Indian Model Schools
Provide high-quality instruction within a small school environment where every student is known and ... Familiarity of post-secondary requirements, ACT, SAT, and AP courses * Understanding and ability to ...

The average pay for a Secondary School Teacher is $61,493 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Secondary School Teacher is between $44,416 and $75,633. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Secondary 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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