How much does a Teacher make in the United States? The average Teacher salary in the United States is $58,759 as of May 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $51,371 and $67,862. 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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YWCA Richmond - Richmond , VA
YWCA of Richmond LEAD TEACHER PAY GRADE:3 Department/Program: Child and Family Development/The Sprout School Reports To: Director of Child and Family Development FLSA Status: Non-exempt GENERAL ...
Neuvoo - 2 days ago
PCG Education-UI - Colonial Beach , VA
Whether you are and experienced teacher, starting your teaching career or are looking to launch a new chapter, your passion and love of Math will be deeply valued and your opportunities for growth ...
ZipRecruiter - 47 days ago
Ambleside School - McLean , VA
Ambleside School​, a Christ-centered, Charlotte Mason school is seeking a dedicated teacher of students from 5th to 8th Grade. Applicants should have an interest in practicing Charlotte Mason ...
ZipRecruiter - 87 days ago
BEST Employment SoluTions, LLC - Norfolk , VA
Lead Teachers must understand children's cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and ...
ZipRecruiter - 14 days ago
Educational Development Center - Richmond , VA
Licensed/Provisionally licensed teachers, are being hired to work with special needs children with a variety of disabilities using a Virtual and Distant Online Portal as well as in a self contained ...
ZipRecruiter - 40 days ago
St. Mary Star of the Sea School - Hampton , VA
Teacher Elementary Teacher - Grade 3 Job Description This is a Full-time teaching position. The candidate will: 1) Be an enthusiastic and creative teacher with a preference for a minimum of two years ...
barefoot student - 10 days ago

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