How much does a High School Teacher make in the United States? The average High School Teacher salary in the United States is $62,000 as of July 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $50,200 and $77,100. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $50,200 10% $39,457 90% $90,848 75% $77,100 $62,000 50%(Median)
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Upper School Biology Teacher

St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School - Alexandria, VA

Mathematics Teacher

King Abdullah Academy - Herndon, VA

High School Social Studies Teacher

Church Hill Activities & Tutoring - Richmond, VA

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The High School Teacher develops and implements grade appropriate course work, activities, and assessments to meet the academic needs of children in a grade 6-12 classroom setting. Prepares lesson plans and instructs students in an assigned secondary school. Being a High School Teacher assesses and documents students' progress. Evaluates and monitors student's performance. In addition, High School Teacher participates in development and implementation of Individual Education Plans for specific students. Resolves classroom issues and conflicts. May participate in implementing special programs for students. May supervise teaching assistants. Requires a bachelor's degree. May require state-specific teaching license. Typically requires Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Typically reports to a principal. Being a High School Teacher occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Working as a High School Teacher typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022

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