High school teacher salary in United States
How much does a High School Teacher make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a high school teacher is $59,249 per year in the United States. 23.5k salaries reported, updated at November 27, 2023
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
|Years of experience||Per year|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
Top companies for High School Teachers in United States
Highest paying cities for High School Teachers near United States
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for High School Teachers
Public Speaking(earn +37.84% more)
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 $59,249 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this skill||Change from previous year|
|2013||3||increase by 3|
|2014||1||decrease by 66.67%|
|2015||5||increase by 400.00%|
|2016||6||increase by 20.00%|
|2017||2||decrease by 66.67%|
|2018||3||increase by 50.00%|
|2019||4||increase by 33.33%|
More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
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Most common benefits for High School Teachers
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Opportunities for advancement
- Paid time off
- Paid training
- Parental leave
- Pet insurance
- Professional development assistance
- Referral program
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- Work from home
Salary satisfactionBased on 3,350 ratings
48% of High School Teachers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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Common questions about salaries for a High School Teacher
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