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Teacher salary in Birmingham, AL

How much does a Teacher make in Birmingham, AL?

Average base salary

$19.78
same
as national average
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a teacher is $19.78 per hour in Birmingham, AL. 71 salaries reported, updated at July 19, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Birmingham, AL

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Teachers in Birmingham, AL

  1. Tinkergarten
    3.9star
    9 reviews14 salaries reported
    $64.34per hour
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Highest paying cities for Teachers near Birmingham, AL

  1. Birmingham, AL
    $19.78 per hour
    71 salaries reported
  2. Huntsville, AL
    $19.75 per hour
    23 salaries reported
  3. Montgomery, AL
    $19.05 per hour
    44 salaries reported
  1. Tuscaloosa, AL
    $18.73 per hour
    17 salaries reported
  2. Decatur, AL
    $17.76 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  3. Pelham, AL
    $16.94 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  1. Vestavia Hills, AL
    $16.88 per hour
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Teacher earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Teachers

Most recommended certification

ESOL Certification

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 $19.78 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
201276increase by 76
2013386increase by 407.89%
2014462increase by 19.69%
2015496increase by 7.36%
2016476decrease by 4.03%
2017352decrease by 26.05%
2018312decrease by 11.36%
2019360increase by 15.38%

Top companies hiring Teachers with the recommended certification

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Top schools offering ESOL Certification

BridgeTEFL

62 reviews
Top fields of study
Mathematics Degree
+174.49%salary
Top licenses
Special Education Certification
+35.64%salary
Top skills
Video Production
+63.31%salary

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Top Fields of studySalaryJob openingsCompanies
10 jobs11
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Most common benefits for Teachers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Childcare
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Loan repayment program
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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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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How much do similar professions get paid in Birmingham, AL?

Elementary School Teacher

10 job openings

Average $23.48 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Teacher

What other professions are the pay ranges similar to teachers?

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a teacher?

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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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What grade / level do teachers get paid the most?

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