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School Teacher salary in United States

How much does a School Teacher make in the United States?

Average base salary

$60,049
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a school teacher is $60,049 per year in the United States. 11.8k salaries reported, updated at August 6, 2022.

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Top companies for School Teachers in United States

  1. Magnus Chess Academy
    4.7star
    40 reviews7 salaries reported
    $194,286per year
  2. $78,727per year
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Highest paying cities for School Teachers in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $69,601 per year
    110 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $69,574 per year
    58 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $65,882 per year
    95 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $65,195 per year
    70 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $63,408 per year
    60 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $63,221 per year
    44 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $61,360 per year
    107 salaries reported
  2. Bronx, NY
    $60,162 per year
    56 salaries reported
  3. Miami, FL
    $59,582 per year
    35 salaries reported
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Where can a School Teacher earn more?

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Most common benefits for School Teachers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • Childcare
  • 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
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,608 ratings

38% of School Teachers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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