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Science teacher salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $57,819
Low $38,185
High $87,548
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The average salary for a science teacher is $57,819 per year in the United States. 6k salaries reported, updated at December 5, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Science Teachers in United States

  1. Oakland Unified School District
    226 reviews89 salaries reported
    $75,175per year
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Highest paying cities for Science Teachers near United States

  1. Brooklyn, NY
    $69,860 per year
    81 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $69,690 per year
    79 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $62,356 per year
    23 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $60,915 per year
    76 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $57,374 per year
    21 salaries reported
  3. Philadelphia, PA
    $57,136 per year
    73 salaries reported
  1. Jacksonville, FL
    $56,622 per year
    84 salaries reported
  2. Tampa, FL
    $51,584 per year
    39 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $50,847 per year
    97 salaries reported
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Where can a Science Teacher earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Science Teachers

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Most common benefits for Science Teachers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,305 ratings

49% of Science Teachers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

High School Teacher

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Average $59,367 per year

Elementary School Teacher

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Average $18.18 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Science Teacher

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