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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$60,082 USD

£47,486 GBP
New York City

$80,750 USD

$52,000 USD

£41,098 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Teacher / United States

Average salary for Teacher / United States is $60,082 USD per year. The most typical earning is $52,000 USD. All data are based on 204 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $66,400 USD. Women receive a salary of $55,000 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $74,400 USD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of $63,500 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of $72,500 USD. Employees with 12-16 Years of experience receive $65,300 USD.

Levels / Teacher / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
2 100%
0.98%
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
2 99.02%
0.98%
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
3 98.04%
1.47%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
8 96.57%
3.92%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
15 92.65%
7.35%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
15 85.29%
7.35%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
27 77.94%
13.24%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
28 64.71%
13.73%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
18 50.98%
8.82%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
17 42.16%
8.33%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
11 33.82%
5.39%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
11 28.43%
5.39%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
7 23.04%
3.43%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
13 19.61%
6.37%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
5 13.24%
2.45%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
4 10.78%
1.96%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
4 8.82%
1.96%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
6 6.86%
2.94%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
3 3.92%
1.47%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
1 2.45%
0.49%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
1 1.96%
0.49%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
0 n/a
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
0 n/a
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
0 n/a
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
1 1.47%
0.49%
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
0 n/a
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
1 0.98%
0.49%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
1 0.49%
0.49%
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
0 n/a
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
0 n/a
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
0 n/a
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
0 n/a
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
0 n/a
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
0 n/a
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
0 n/a

Gender / Teacher / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 86 $66,400 USD
2 Women 114 $55,000 USD

Education / Teacher / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 16 $74,400 USD
2 Masters Degree 111 $63,500 USD
3 Some College 11 $59,900 USD
4 High School 1 $55,000 USD
5 Bachelors Degree 65 $50,800 USD

Experience / Teacher / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 56 $72,500 USD
2 12-16 Years 26 $65,300 USD
3 16-20 Years 20 $64,900 USD
4 8-12 Years 25 $55,000 USD
5 4-8 Years 30 $53,800 USD
6 1-2 Years 10 $52,000 USD
7 2-4 Years 26 $47,500 USD
8 0-1 Year 11 $41,300 USD

Age / Teacher / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 61-65 10 $81,800 USD
2 51-55 22 $70,600 USD
3 46-50 25 $70,000 USD
4 n/a 4 $69,300 USD
5 41-45 28 $64,300 USD
6 66-70 3 $62,300 USD
7 36-40 30 $61,200 USD
8 56-60 14 $61,200 USD
9 71-75 1 $60,000 USD
10 21-25 13 $49,600 USD
11 26-30 21 $46,400 USD
12 31-35 30 $46,000 USD
13 14-20 2 $40,000 USD
14 76-99 1 $36,000 USD

Work Type / Teacher / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Permanent 167 $62,700 USD
2 Self Employed 8 $55,000 USD
3 Contract 21 $51,500 USD
4 Part Time 8 $32,700 USD

States / Teacher / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Maryland 3 $91,000 USD
2 Rhode Island 1 $85,000 USD
3 Massachusetts 6 $79,700 USD
4 New York State 14 $75,400 USD
5 Pennsylvania 5 $75,200 USD
6 California 19 $74,800 USD
7 Washington State 5 $74,400 USD
8 District Of Columbia (DC) 3 $73,700 USD
9 Alaska 2 $72,000 USD
10 Montana 1 $72,000 USD
11 Ohio 4 $71,800 USD
12 Wyoming 2 $69,300 USD
13 Minnesota 1 $67,000 USD
14 Oregon 3 $64,300 USD
15 Hawaii 1 $64,000 USD
16 Georgia 8 $62,200 USD
17 Tennessee 3 $60,700 USD
18 New Jersey 2 $60,000 USD
19 Utah 6 $59,500 USD
20 Florida 10 $57,400 USD
21 North Carolina 3 $56,400 USD
22 Texas 20 $55,300 USD
23 Wisconsin 6 $54,200 USD
24 Nebraska 1 $54,000 USD
25 Connecticut 2 $53,300 USD
26 Iowa 2 $53,000 USD
27 Illinois 7 $52,500 USD
28 Arizona 5 $52,400 USD
29 Nevada 3 $50,700 USD
30 Missouri 10 $49,500 USD
31 Indiana 2 $49,500 USD
32 Michigan 4 $48,500 USD
33 Arkansas 1 $48,000 USD
34 Virginia 2 $47,000 USD
35 Colorado 4 $44,800 USD
36 Alabama 3 $42,500 USD
37 Oklahoma 3 $41,600 USD
38 Louisiana 4 $39,100 USD
39 Mississippi 1 $39,000 USD
40 Kentucky 1 $36,000 USD

Cities / Teacher / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Baltimore 3 $91,000 USD
2 Providence 1 $85,000 USD
3 San Antonio 1 $83,000 USD
4 New York City 12 $80,800 USD
5 Los Angeles 6 $80,200 USD
6 Tucson 1 $80,000 USD
7 Boston 6 $79,700 USD
8 Sacramento 2 $75,000 USD
9 Washington DC 3 $73,700 USD
10 San Diego 5 $72,400 USD
11 Philadelphia 4 $72,200 USD
12 Anchorage 2 $72,000 USD
13 Cheyenne, Wyoming 2 $69,300 USD
14 San Jose 2 $68,700 USD
15 Spokane 2 $68,000 USD
16 Cincinnati 1 $65,000 USD
17 Portland, Oregon 3 $64,300 USD
18 Honolulu 1 $64,000 USD
19 Atlanta 8 $62,200 USD
20 Orlando 5 $60,800 USD
21 Nashville 3 $60,700 USD
22 Newark 2 $60,000 USD
23 Charlotte 2 $59,600 USD
24 Salt Lake City 6 $59,500 USD
25 Arlington 2 $59,500 USD
26 Denver 2 $58,000 USD
27 Houston 4 $57,500 USD
28 Birmingham, United States 2 $56,000 USD
29 Milwaukee 5 $55,200 USD
30 Tempe 1 $55,000 USD
31 Omaha 1 $54,000 USD
32 Tampa 5 $53,900 USD
33 Hartford 2 $53,300 USD
34 Des Moines 2 $53,000 USD
35 Chicago 7 $52,500 USD
36 Dallas 7 $52,300 USD
37 El Paso 3 $52,300 USD
38 Detroit 3 $51,300 USD
39 St. Louis 5 $51,000 USD
40 Fort Worth 2 $51,000 USD
41 Oklahoma City 1 $51,000 USD
42 Las Vegas 3 $50,700 USD
43 Raleigh 1 $50,000 USD
44 Indianapolis 2 $49,500 USD
45 --Other-- 21 $49,400 USD
46 Madison 1 $49,000 USD
47 Kansas City 5 $48,000 USD
48 Little Rock 1 $48,000 USD
49 Vancouver, United States 1 $46,000 USD
50 Richmond 1 $46,000 USD
51 Rochester 2 $43,500 USD
52 New Orleans 2 $43,000 USD
53 Phoenix 2 $42,000 USD
54 Tulsa 2 $36,900 USD
55 Lexington 1 $36,000 USD
56 Shreveport 2 $35,300 USD
57 Aurora 1 $23,000 USD
58 Mobile 1 $15,500 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

50/50  Bilingual Math Teacher (Woman)
Posted 07 January 2022

What I do?

"Work with students to teach them academic required content."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Houston Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate $63,000 USD

49/50  Art Teacher (Woman)
Posted 03 November 2021

What I do?

"Teach foundations of art education."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced $58,000 USD

48/50  Teacher (Man)
Posted 01 November 2021

What I do?

"Curriculum, teaching, instruction."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Kansas City Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $72,000 USD

47/50  Teacher (Woman)
Posted 09 September 2021

What I do?

"Teacher all subjects to elementary age students."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $60,000 USD

46/50  High School Math Teacher (Man)
Posted 15 August 2021

What I do?

"Teaching."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $55,000 USD

45/50  Teacher (Woman)
Posted 18 July 2021

What I do?

"Mathematics."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tampa Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced $67,000 USD

44/50  Spanish Teacher (Woman)
Posted 26 April 2021

What I do?

"Spanish teacher."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert $157,000 USD

43/50  English Language Arts Teacher (Woman)
Posted 21 February 2021

What I do?

"Teaching students education standards, fostering skills, reviewing grammar rules, encouraging critical thinking, and reading and discussing multicultural literature."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Masters Degree 1-2 Years n/a $54,900 USD

42/50  Chemistry Teacher (Woman)
Posted 16 January 2021

What I do?

"Secondary education science and math."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cincinnati Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a $65,000 USD

41/50  Ese Teacher High School (Woman)
Posted 11 January 2021

What I do?

"Ese certification Primary certification Esol certification Reading endorsement."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tampa Masters Degree 16-20 Years n/a $51,500 USD

40/50  Teacher, Secondary (Woman)
Posted 13 December 2020

What I do?

"Lesson plan, manage classrooms, grade assignments, etc. I have a master's degree in creative writing, a bachelor's degree in secondary education, and a bachelor's degree in English."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Honolulu Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years n/a $64,000 USD

39/50  Science And Mathematics (Woman)
Posted 14 September 2020

What I do?

"I help the children better understand the world around them by teaching them."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Mobile Some College 16-20 Years n/a $15,500 USD

38/50  Social Studies Teacher (Woman)
Posted 16 August 2020

What I do?

"Teach history to students in 5, 6, 7, &8."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Shreveport Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a $21,000 USD

37/50  Science Teacher (Woman)
Posted 09 August 2020

What I do?

"National Board Certified Teacher."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Oklahoma City Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $51,000 USD

36/50  Science Teacher (Man)
Posted 20 June 2020

What I do?

"Grading, developing curriculum."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $81,000 USD

35/50  Teacher (Man)
Posted 05 June 2020

What I do?

"This is not applicable for me."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years n/a $60,000 USD

34/50  ESL Teacher (Woman)
Posted 18 May 2020

What I do?

"TESOL Certification; BA in Linguistics."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Salt Lake City Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a $17,100 USD

33/50  Teacher (Man)
Posted 27 September 2019

What I do?

"Teach history to high school students."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Houston Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a $55,000 USD

32/50  Elementary (Woman)
Posted 19 August 2019

What I do?

"Teach grade three."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Masters Degree 1-2 Years n/a $70,000 USD

31/50  Teacher (Woman)
Posted 14 August 2019

What I do?

"High school Spanish."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tempe Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a $55,000 USD

30/50  Teacher (Man)
Posted 05 July 2019

What I do?

"Good and fun all the time."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $115,000 USD

29/50  Teacher (Woman)
Posted 20 June 2019

What I do?

"Elementary school teacher."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Salt Lake City Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $50,000 USD

28/50  Spanish Teacher (Woman)
Posted 11 June 2019

What I do?

"Spanish Teacher Middle School."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a $89,400 USD

27/50  Physics Teacher (Man)
Posted 30 May 2019

What I do?

"Help students develop an understanding of basic physical phenomena from an intuitive and mathematical perspective."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Detroit Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a $48,000 USD

26/50  Teacher (Man)
Posted 21 May 2019

What I do?

"Teaching kids in tenth grade."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Raleigh Doctorate Degree 8-12 Years n/a $50,000 USD

25/50  High School Teache (Man)
Posted 01 May 2019

What I do?

"Teach at High School."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fort Worth Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a $54,000 USD

24/50  Computer Teacher (Man)
Posted 25 April 2019

What I do?

"I teach computer concepts."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Anchorage Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a $80,000 USD

23/50  Teacher (Man)
Posted 24 April 2019

What I do?

"Teacher of children."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a $52,000 USD

22/50  English Teacher (Woman)
Posted 16 April 2019

What I do?

"High School English Teacher."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Charlotte Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $44,100 USD

21/50  Special Education Teacher (Woman)
Posted 14 April 2019

What I do?

"Teach students in elementary school."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Shreveport Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a $49,500 USD

20/50  Teacher (Man)
Posted 17 March 2019

What I do?

"Music education."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Antonio Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $83,000 USD

19/50  Culinary Arts And Nutrition Teacher (Woman)
Posted 01 March 2019

What I do?

"Teach high school students culinary arts."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Some College 4-8 Years n/a $69,000 USD

18/50  Teacher (Woman)
Posted 24 February 2019

What I do?

"Spanish Teacher."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a $56,000 USD

17/50  Science Teacher (Woman)
Posted 30 January 2019

What I do?

"Supervise and instruct students."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Little Rock Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $48,000 USD

16/50  Kindergarten Teacher (Woman)
Posted 25 January 2019

What I do?

"Teaching Reading, Language and mathematics to young children."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $50,000 USD

15/50  Elementary Teacher (Woman)
Posted 02 January 2019

What I do?

"Teach 17 students ela, math and science. Tutoring 8-10 year olds on the side."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Orlando Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a $44,000 USD

14/50  Gifted Education Teacher (Woman)
Posted 30 December 2018

What I do?

"I travel to five different schools teaching gifted students in a pull out model."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tucson Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a $80,000 USD

13/50  Teacher (Woman)
Posted 22 December 2018

What I do?

"I deliver instruction."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Philadelphia Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a $90,000 USD

12/50  Physical Education Teacher (Man)
Posted 13 December 2018

What I do?

"Teach physical education to students."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $102,000 USD

11/50  Art Teacher (Man)
Posted 12 November 2018

What I do?

"Creative arts Teacer."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Newark Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a $60,000 USD

10/50  Resource Specialist (Woman)
Posted 07 November 2018

What I do?

"Special Education."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Masters Degree 12-16 Years n/a $96,000 USD

9/50  Teacher (Man)
Posted 21 October 2018

What I do?

"Educate and teach children."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Las Vegas Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a $73,000 USD

8/50  Science Teacher (Man)
Posted 26 September 2018

What I do?

"Teach High School Science."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cheyenne, Wyoming Masters Degree 12-16 Years n/a $58,600 USD

7/50  Special Education Teacher (Woman)
Posted 29 August 2018

What I do?

"Provide services for students with special needs."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Masters Degree 2-4 Years n/a $58,000 USD

6/50  Teacher (Woman)
Posted 07 August 2018

What I do?

"Teach children in classroom."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tulsa Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $41,500 USD

5/50  Secondary Education Teacher (Man)
Posted 19 July 2018

What I do?

"Teaches middle school."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Phoenix Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $39,000 USD

4/50  Teacher (Man)
Posted 14 July 2018

What I do?

"Teaching students at high school level."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Atlanta Masters Degree 12-16 Years n/a $62,000 USD

3/50  Elementary Teacher (Woman)
Posted 04 July 2018

What I do?

"-teach 5th grade curriculum in public school -inspire my students to achieve to their greatest potential -accept all students differences and differentiate instruction for students -collaborate with peers to develop and improve curriculum - continue education ( 2nd masters) - communicate with parents, peers, and other coworkers -innovate teaching strategies."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a $53,000 USD

2/50  Teacher (Woman)
Posted 13 June 2018

What I do?

"3rd grade teacher."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Anchorage Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $64,000 USD

1/50  Teacher (Woman)
Posted 04 June 2018

What I do?

"Kindergarten Teacher."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Masters Degree 16-20 Years n/a $92,000 USD


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