High School Teacher Salary in the US

$51,640
per year
per month
$4,300
per month
per year
Bonus
$2,150/year
Bonus
$180/month

High School Teacher - Average Salary

The average salary for a High School Teacher is $51,640 per year ($4,300 per month), which is $1,850 (-3%) lower than the average salary in the United States.
A High School Teacher can expect an average starting salary of $37,220. The highest salaries can exceed $80,240.
$37,220
Low
$51,640
Average salary
$80,240
High
$3,100
Low
$4,300
Average salary
$6,690
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$44,500
$89,040
Salary$37,220 - 80,240
Bonus$0 - 8,800
Total Pay$37,220 - 89,040
$0
$3,710
$7,420
Salary$3,100 - 6,690
Bonus$0 - 730
Total Pay$3,100 - 7,420

High School Teacher Salary Range

Low
$37,220
Average salary
$51,640
Experienced
$62,320
High
$80,240
Low
$3,100
Average salary
$4,300
Experienced
$5,190
High
$6,690

High School Teacher - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level High School Teacher with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $38,300 per year. A mid level High School Teacher with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $44,560, while an experienced High School Teacher with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $57,580. High School Teachers with more than 20 years of experience earn $59,840 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a High School Teacher

Late Career▲ +16%
Experienced▲ +12%
Average Salary$51,640/year
Mid Level▼ -14%
Entry Level▼ -26%

Gender Breakdown

Female
55%
Male
45%

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The salary information presented on this page is based on all High School Teacher jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the High School Teacher

How much does a High School Teacher make in the US?
A High School Teacher in the US earns an average of $51,640 gross per year, which is about $4,300 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the High School Teacher updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a High School Teacher in the US?
The starting salary of a High School Teacher in the US is around $37,220 gross per year.
What is the highest salary for a High School Teacher in the US?
The highest salary of a High School Teacher in the US can reach and exceed $80,240 gross per year.
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