How much does a High School Teacher make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a high school teacher is $49,593 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for high school teachers
The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 33.33% since 2018. High School Teachers with this skill earn +37.84% more than the average base salary, which is $49,593 per year.
Top companies hiring high school teachers with the recommended skill
48% of High school teachers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
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