High School Teacher salary in California

Average salary
$63,500/yr
Based on 283 income tax records
$26,000
$101,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$26,000
$101,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do High School Teachers make?
The average total salary for a High School Teacher is $63,500 per year. This is based on data from 283 TurboTax users who reported their job as High School Teacher and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. High School Teacher salary can vary between $26,000 to $101,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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High School Teacher salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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San Jose, CA
14 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$63K – $86K
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San Francisco, CA
14 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$62K – $88K
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San Diego, CA
14 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$49K – $69K

High School Teacher salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**

High School Teacher demographics in California

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49% are single
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51% are married
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36% have kids
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53% own a home

High School Teacher salaries by age in California

$0
$18,750
$37,500
$56,250
$75,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for High School Teachers in California

283 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a high school teacher in California is $63,500 per year. High school teacher salaries in California can vary between $26,000 to $101,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 283 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as high school teacher.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for high school teachers in California: San Jose, CA ($82,000 a year), San Francisco, CA ($75,000 a year), and San Diego, CA ($63,000 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.