Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Language Teacher make in Oakland, CA?

Updated Dec 13, 2021


$75,798 / yrTotal Pay
$43,381 / yrBase Pay
$32,417 / yrAdditional Pay


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The estimated total pay for a Language Teacher is $75,798 per year in the Oakland, CA area, with an average salary of $43,381 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 $32,417 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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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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Language Teacher pay FAQ in Oakland, CA

The average salary for a Language Teacher is $43,381 per year in Oakland, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1453 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Language Teacher employees in Oakland, CA.

The highest salary for a Language Teacher in Oakland, CA is $63,474 per year.

The lowest salary for a Language Teacher in Oakland, CA is $29,649 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Language Teacher or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Language Teacher.

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