Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a High School Science Teacher make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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Industry

$68,817 / yrTotal Pay
$64,401 / yrBase Pay
$4,416 / yrAdditional Pay

$68,817

 / yr
$47K$102K
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The estimated total pay for a High School Science Teacher is $68,817 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $64,401 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,416 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Some related job titles are High School Math and Science Teacher Salaries with median pay of $56,386, High School Physics Teacher Salaries with median pay of $66,121, Middle School Science Teacher Salaries with median pay of $59,263, High School Biology Teacher Salaries with median pay of $53,115.

Top Paying Companies

For a High School Science Teacher in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a High School Science Teacher in United States. Employers include San Francisco Unified School District, Denver Public Schools and Houston ISD.

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San Francisco Unified School District
San Francisco Unified School District
$70,020/yr
8
Fort Bend ISD
$65,335/yr
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Dallas Independent School District
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$65,642

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$66,855

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$63,386

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Top Paying Industries

For a High School Science Teacher in United States

The top 2 paying industries for a High School Science Teacher in United States are Education with a median total pay of $63,783 and Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $63,669.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • EducationEducation$63,783

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$63,669

    1% Lower than other industries

Education

Top paying companies in Education for High School Science Teacher are San Francisco Unified School District, Denver Public Schools, and Houston ISD.

San Francisco Unified School DistrictSan Francisco Unified School District$70,020/yr
Houston ISDHouston ISD$69,618/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Education?

Job growth in education remains steady, with modest growth in salaries and greater opportunities for workers with STEM specialization or those with advanced degrees. Opportunities are likely to persist with the projected rise in student enrollment in the coming years. Jobs are often reliant upon state and local budgets with public sector benefits being an attractive feature for many job-seekers.

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Submitted

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High School Science Teacher

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$65,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
High School Science Teacher

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$71,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
High School Science Teacher

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
High School Science Teacher

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$38,500

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
High School Science Teacher

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$54,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
High School Science Teacher

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$48,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

15+ years
3 days ago
High School Science Teacher

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$59,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
High School Science Teacher

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$53,108

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
High School Science Teacher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$59,000

/yr

Submitted4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago

High School Science Teacher pay FAQ

The national average salary for a High School Science Teacher is $64,401 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a High School Science Teacher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1605 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a High School Science Teacher employees.

The highest salary for a High School Science Teacher in United States is $93,970 per year.

The lowest salary for a High School Science Teacher in United States is $44,136 per year.

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