High school teacher earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

High school teacher salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New York $97,340
California $96,390
Washington $80,740
Massachusetts $79,120
Connecticut $78,100
New Jersey $78,070
District of Columbia $77,570
Alaska $77,540
Maryland $77,360
Rhode Island $76,880
Pennsylvania $76,290
Oregon $76,090
Ohio $75,330
Virginia $73,110
Delaware $72,600
Nevada $63,730
Hawaii $62,060
New Hampshire $61,820
Illinois $61,680
Georgia $61,640
Minnesota $61,220
Vermont $61,130
Texas $61,060
Michigan $60,980
Florida $60,940
Nebraska $60,900
Wisconsin $60,900
Wyoming $60,900
Utah $60,810
Colorado $60,670
New Mexico $60,150
Kentucky $60,040
Maine $59,970
Iowa $59,820
South Carolina $58,510
Alabama $58,310
Kansas $50,150
Tennessee $50,130
West Virginia $49,850
North Dakota $49,730
Oklahoma $49,730
Louisiana $49,710
Idaho $49,550
Arizona $49,280
Indiana $48,940
North Carolina $48,670
Arkansas $48,650
Montana $48,650
Guam $48,490
Virgin Islands, U.S. $48,490
South Dakota $48,100
Mississippi $47,350
Missouri $47,310
Puerto Rico $29,740

How do high school teacher salaries compare to similar careers?

High school teachers earn about the same as related careers in Vermont. On average, they make less than music teachers but more than teachers.

Career Median Salary
Music teacher salary $77K
Nurse educator salary $64K
Professor salary $64K
Health educator salary $61K
High school teacher salary $61K
Clergy salary $61K
Distance learning coordinator salary $60K
Elementary school teacher salary $61K
Teacher salary $60K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)