How much does a Substitute make?

Updated Jul 23, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$30,955 /yr
Average Base Pay

168 salaries

$19K

Low

$31K

Average

$50K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Substitute is $30,955 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Substitute salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 168 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Substitute employees.

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L2
Substitute Teacher$32,508 /yr
L4
Lead Substitute Teacher$32,961 /yr
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Uplift Education
3.4

Uplift Education

Substitute - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17
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$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

ESS
3.7

ESS

Substitute - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

The Learning Lamp
4.3

The Learning Lamp

Substitute - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $9 - $10

$9

$10

$9 - $10 Range

Kelly Educational Staffing
3.8

Kelly Educational Staffing

Substitute - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $7 - $11

$7

$11

$7 - $11 Range

Sioux Falls School District No 49-5
3.8

Sioux Falls School District No 49-5

Substitute

$29,374

 /yr
Range: $29K - $29K

$29K

$29K

$29,374 - $29,374 Range

Cleveland Metropolitan School District
3.9

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Substitute - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $9 - $9

$9

$9

$9 - $9 Range

KIPP Texas Public Schools
3.4

KIPP Texas Public Schools

Substitute

$33,422

 /yr
Range: $31K - $33K

$31K

$33K

$31,333 - $33,422 Range

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Fairfax County Public Schools
4

Fairfax County Public Schools

Substitute - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $18 - $19

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

ESS
3.7

ESS

Substitute - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $13

$10

$13

$10 - $13 Range

Jersey City Public Schools
3.5

Jersey City Public Schools

Substitute

$16,184

 /yr
Range: $11K - $16K

$11K

$16K

$10,732 - $16,184 Range

Poudre School District
4.1

Poudre School District

Substitute - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Clark County School District
3.3

Clark County School District

Substitute - Hourly
About 

$10 -$12

 hourly

$10

$12

$10 - $12 Range

Katy Independent School District
4

Katy Independent School District

Substitute - Hourly
About 

$12 -$95

 hourly

$12

$95

$12 - $95 Range

Guilford Public Schools
3.6

Guilford Public Schools

Substitute - Hourly
About 

$11 -$12

 hourly

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

Cleveland Public Library
3.1

Cleveland Public Library

Substitute - Hourly
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

Burlington Public Schools
4

Burlington Public Schools

Substitute - Hourly
About 

$21 -$23

 hourly

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

Kelly
3.5

Kelly

Substitute - Hourly
About 

$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

Wayne ARC
3

Wayne ARC

Substitute - Hourly
About 

$12 -$13

 hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

Fauquier County Public Schools
3.6

Fauquier County Public Schools

Substitute - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Substitute salaries

The national average salary for a Substitute is $30,955 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Substitute salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 168 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Substitute employees.

The highest salary for a Substitute in United States is $50,118 per year.

The lowest salary for a Substitute in United States is $19,120 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent substitute salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$15
hourly
A Substitute Teacher in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$18,000
per year
A Substitute Teacher in the Riverside, CA Area area reported making $18,000 per year
Job Highlights
Riverside, CA Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$25,000
per year
A Substitute Teacher in the Cape Coral, FL Area area reported making $25,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cape Coral, FL Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$32
hourly
A Substitute Teacher in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $32 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
School / School District
$15
hourly
A Substitute Teacher in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$15
hourly
A Substitute Teacher in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
 
Part-time
School / School District
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