Substitute Teacher salary in California

Average salary
Based on 1,564 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Substitute Teachers make?
The average total salary for a Substitute Teacher is $24,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,564 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Substitute Teacher and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Substitute Teacher salary can vary between $16,000 to $45,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Substitute Teacher salary by location

Substitute Teacher salary by company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
Los Angeles Unified School District, California
124 income tax records
$17K – $48K
Fresno Unified School District, California
21 income tax records
$16K – $38K
San Bernardino City Unified, California
16 income tax records
$18K – $33K
Long Beach Unified School District, California
11 income tax records
$20K – $36K
Stanislaus County, California
12 income tax records
$16K – $36K
Riverside Unified School District, California
58 income tax records
$16K – $42K
Palo Alto Usd, California
12 income tax records
$16K – $37K

Substitute Teacher demographics in California

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74% are single
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26% are married
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23% have kids
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30% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Substitute Teachers in California

1,564 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a substitute teacher in California is $24,500 per year. Substitute teacher salaries in California can vary between $16,000 to $45,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,564 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as substitute teacher.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for substitute teachers in California: Los Angeles Unified School District ($33,500 a year), Fresno Unified School District ($30,000 a year), and San Bernardino City Unified ($25,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for substitute teachers in California: San Francisco, CA ($30,500 a year), Los Angeles, CA ($30,000 a year), and Oakland, CA ($28,500 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.