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How much do Middle School Teachers earn in the United States?





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How much does a Middle School Teacher make?

In the United States, the average pay for a middle school teacher as of September 2021 is approximately $16.92 per hour. Breaking it down, that works out to be approximately $33,000 per year and $2,750 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing Middle School Teacher Salaries

DirectlyApply has seen middle school teacher salaries ranging from a high of $61.00 per hour to a low of $10.88 per hour, although we would estimate that the majority of middle school teachers currently sit between $13.00 per hour and $25.69 per hour.

To be considered a top earning middle school teacher you would be expected to be making in excess of $61.00 per hour, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $13.00 per hour or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for a middle school teacher can vary significantly (by as much as $48.00 per hour) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

How does Middle School Teacher pay compare across the United States?


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