Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Teacher make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$45,508 / yrTotal Pay
$43,063 / yrBase Pay
$2,446 / yrAdditional Pay

$45,508

 / yr
$30K$70K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Teacher is $45,508 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $43,063 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 $2,446 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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Total Pay Trajectory

For Teacher

$45,508 /yr
Teacher
$54,089 /yr
Teacher III
$64,389 /yr
Adjunct Teacher
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Related Job Titles

For Teacher

Some related job titles are Education Salaries with median pay of $61,975, English Teacher Salaries with median pay of $44,546, High School Teacher Salaries with median pay of $54,931, Instructor Salaries with median pay of $59,063.

Top Paying Companies

For a Teacher in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Teacher in United States. Employers include Google, Microsoft and PrepNet.

1
Google
$141,293/yr
4
MSD
$86,174/yr
6
ASD
$81,237/yr
8
SCVUSD #35
$79,584/yr

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New York City Department of Education
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TeacherSee 1,660 salaries from all locations

$69,336

 / yr

$62,875

 / yr

$25

 / hr

$60,245

 / yr

$47,652

 / yr

$21

 / hr

$46,888

 / yr

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$67,160

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$55,075

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$54,776

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$59,161

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Top Paying Industries

For a Teacher in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Teacher in United States are Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $86,174, Telecommunications with a median total pay of $67,154, Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $66,857, Legal with a median total pay of $64,357, and Information Technology with a median total pay of $58,083.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$86,174

    36% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$67,154

    17% Higher than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$66,857

    17% Higher than other industries

  • LegalLegal$64,357

    14% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$58,083

    5% Higher than other industries

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

The top paying company in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology for Teacher is MSD.

MSDMSD$86,174/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.

A Teacher salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Teacher in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $34,151 to $71,424 per year, based on 13 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Teacher in US can make a salary range of $51,206 to $79,094 with at least 5 years of experience, based on 5 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Teacher gets the highest compensation are The Stepping Stones Group LLC, Soliant Health, Inc. and Chess Wizards. Bigger companies typically pay 9.72% more than smaller companies for a Teacher.

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Total Years of Experience

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Submitted

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Teacher

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$97,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Teacher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Teacher

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$116,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Teacher

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Teacher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$42,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Teacher

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$45,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Teacher

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$47,500

/yr

$47K | $500

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Teacher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$16

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Teacher

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$78,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday

Teacher pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Teacher is $43,063 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Teacher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 122485 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Teacher employees.

The highest salary for a Teacher in United States is $65,660 per year.

The lowest salary for a Teacher in United States is $28,242 per year.

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