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How much does a Teacher make in Atlanta, GA?

Average base salary
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66 salaries reported, updated at Oct 20, 2020
$19.85
per hour

The average salary for a teacher is $19.85 per hour in Atlanta, GA.

34% higher
than national average

Most common benefits

  • Work from home
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Childcare
  • Life insurance
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Salaries by years of experience in Atlanta, GA

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for teachers

Most recommended certification

ESOL Certificationdimension-trending-icon

earn +34.02% more

The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 15.38% since 2018. Teachers with this certification earn +34.02% more than the average base salary, which is $19.85 per hour.

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Mathematics Degree
+174.49%
10 jobs
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Music Degree
+56.28%
73 jobs
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Special Education Certification
+35.64%
235 jobs
450Company icon
LMSW
+100.00%
4 jobs
7Company icon
Teaching Certification
+4.45%
2,012 jobs
12,856Company icon
Professional Educator License
+31.73%
53 jobs
315Company icon
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Video Production
+63.31%
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Public Speaking
+18.71%
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ESOL Certification
+34.02%
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ESL Certification
+31.65%
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Most common benefits for Teachers

  • Work from home
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Childcare
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid sick time
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 32,085 ratings

39% of Teachers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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Frequently asked questions

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Are teachers paid hourly or monthly?

Most teachers in elementary, middle schools, high schools are paid a monthly salary. They can earn an hourly salary through tutoring.

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