High School Teacher salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 4,469 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do High School Teachers make?
The average total salary for a High School Teacher is $50,000 per year. This is based on data from 4,469 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as High School Teacher and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. High School Teacher salary can vary between $20,000 to $90,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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High School Teacher salary by location

High School Teacher salary by company

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Salary range**
Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery County, MD
13 income tax records
$50K – $103K
The City Of New York, Queens County, NY
11 income tax records
$59K – $92K
Chicago Public Schools, Cook County, IL
18 income tax records
$25K – $99K
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax County, VA
10 income tax records
$55K – $88K
Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$45K – $99K
Riverside Unified School District, Riverside County, CA
14 income tax records
$24K – $95K
State Of Hawaii, Honolulu County, HI
16 income tax records
$31K – $76K
Dallas Independent School District, Dallas County, TX
12 income tax records
$48K – $60K
Clark County School District, Clark County, NV
19 income tax records
$20K – $66K
Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$29K – $57K
Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hillsborough County, FL
10 income tax records
$42K – $59K
Orange County Public Schools, Orange County, FL
13 income tax records
$22K – $66K
Wake County Public School System, Wake County, NC
15 income tax records
$19K – $63K

High School Teacher demographics in United States

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48% are single
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52% are married
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38% have kids
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53% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for High School Teachers in United States

4,469 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a high school teacher in the United States is $50,000 per year. High school teacher salaries in the United States can vary between $20,000 to $90,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 4,469 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as high school teacher.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for high school teachers in the United States: Montgomery County Public Schools ($84,500 a year), The City of New York ($75,000 a year), and Chicago Public Schools ($74,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for high school teachers in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($78,500 a year), Seattle Metro Area, WA ($75,500 a year), and Norwich Metro Area, CT ($72,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.