Average Bilingual Teacher Salary
$51,000 yearly
$24.97 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$44,000
10 %
$51,000
Median
$60,000
90 %
What Is The Average Bilingual Teacher Salary?
The average bilingual teacher salary is $51,939 per year, or $24.97 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $44,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $60,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, New Jersey, Alaska, New York, and Virginia provide the highest bilingual teacher salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$60,000
$5,000
$29
75th Percentile
$56,000
$4,667
$27
Average
$51,939
$4,328
$25
25th Percentile
$47,000
$3,917
$23
10th Percentile
$44,000
$3,667
$21

Average Bilingual Teacher Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where bilingual teachers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Bilingual Teacher average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$47,043
$22.62
Alaska
$62,475
$30.04
Arizona
$40,250
$19.35
Arkansas
$42,153
$20.27
California
$64,579
$31.05
Colorado
$40,094
$19.28
Connecticut
$55,620
$26.74
Delaware
$48,416
$23.28
District of Columbia
$66,728
$32.08
Florida
$38,165
$18.35
Georgia
$46,458
$22.34
Hawaii
$35,634
$17.13
Idaho
$38,647
$18.58
Illinois
$45,816
$22.03
Indiana
$39,497
$18.99
Iowa
$45,529
$21.89
Kansas
$44,208
$21.25
Kentucky
$49,965
$24.02
Louisiana
$47,540
$22.86
Maine
$41,076
$19.75
Maryland
$57,949
$27.86
Massachusetts
$52,512
$25.25
Michigan
$49,495
$23.80
Minnesota
$47,436
$22.81
Mississippi
$38,674
$18.59
Missouri
$36,865
$17.72
Montana
$41,368
$19.89
Nebraska
$51,942
$24.97
Nevada
$44,064
$21.18
New Hampshire
$43,018
$20.68
New Jersey
$63,379
$30.47
New Mexico
$41,663
$20.03
New York
$61,538
$29.59
North Carolina
$41,162
$19.79
North Dakota
$45,709
$21.98
Ohio
$48,276
$23.21
Oklahoma
$33,937
$16.32
Oregon
$49,716
$23.90
Pennsylvania
$54,258
$26.09
Rhode Island
$52,488
$25.23
South Carolina
$42,001
$20.19
South Dakota
$40,977
$19.70
Tennessee
$48,081
$23.12
Texas
$48,660
$23.39
Utah
$46,072
$22.15
Vermont
$42,564
$20.46
Virginia
$60,454
$29.06
Washington
$55,705
$26.78
West Virginia
$40,695
$19.56
Wisconsin
$41,689
$20.04
Wyoming
$56,528
$27.18

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Highest Paying Cities For Bilingual Teacher

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
San Francisco, CA
$68,145
$32.76
Plainfield, NJ
$63,152
$30.36
Galveston, TX
$49,106
$23.61
Waukegan, IL
$45,903
$22.07
Denver, CO
$40,137
$19.30

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Average Bilingual Teacher Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $51,900
    $24.97
    +1.8%
    2020
    $51,000
    $24.51
    +2.4%
    2019
    $49,800
    $23.93
    +1.6%
    2018
    $49,000
    $23.54
    +1.4%
    2017
    $48,300
    $23.21
    +1.0%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Teacher-In-Training

    Avg. salary: $31,775

    A teacher-in-training is a teaching professional who offers technical teaching assistance to teachers in developing effective behavior management and instructional strategies to support student learning. The teacher must collaborate with principals while employing diverse techniques to increase the effectiveness of student learning. By observing classes and then giving feedback to teachers about their teaching style, classroom management, and techniques are some of the responsibilities of a teacher-in-training. The teacher must also develop a wide array of curriculum materials and lesson plans for classroom instruction.
    100,981 Teacher-In-Training Jobs
    Teacher/Tutor

    Avg. salary: $49,334

    A teacher/tutor is primarily in charge of facilitating discussions and other learning activities for students. Their duties typically revolve around developing lesson plans and teaching materials, assessing the progress of students through quizzes and examinations, assisting students in areas they find difficult, and helping them develop their interpersonal and intrapersonal skills. Furthermore, as a teacher/tutor, it is essential to monitor the progress and behavior of students, all while maintaining a healthy and safe learning environment for them.
    39,575 Teacher/Tutor Jobs
    Pre-K Teacher

    Avg. salary: $40,517

    Pre-K teachers play an essential role in the lives of young children ages three to five years old by developing and nurturing their interest in subjects appropriate for their age. They promote a creative learning environment and encourage social interactions among students while providing the fundamental educational foundation that will prepare them for a successful start to kindergarten. They are responsible for overseeing children during their mealtimes, reinforcing personal hygiene, and developing children's social skills. Pre-K teachers also plan curriculum and work with other school staff members.
    39,182 Pre-K Teacher Jobs
    Student Teacher

    Avg. salary: $55,458

    A student-teacher is responsible for assisting their supervising instructors in maintaining the class orderliness during lectures and class activities. Student teachers' duties include helping with lesson plans, organizing learning activities, managing student behaviors, observing classroom procedures, preparing visual materials and other educational equipment, providing feedback for students, and keeping students' records for evaluation. A student-teacher must maintain excellent communication and decision-making skills to set goals and make consistent progress to the class while keeping students engaged.
    52,943 Student Teacher Jobs
    History Teacher

    Avg. salary: $57,924

    A history teacher analyzes all resources and prescribed texts to create quality curricula and lesson plans, collaborate with other teachers, and learn from the classroom management techniques, teaching strategies, and methods. These professionals deliver engaging history-related lessons on various movements, periods, and other history-related figures and events. Moreover, history teachers grade tests, exams, presentations, assignments, and quizzes and call parents and other staff members to schedule interventions and discuss concerns. Also, they use digital technology to keep accurate learners' records and improve learning.
    37,758 History Teacher Jobs
    ESL Teacher

    Avg. salary: $48,320

    An ESL teacher specializes in teaching the English language to non-native speakers of all ages, usually in a virtual setting. Their responsibilities revolve around devising lesson plans, organizing learning materials, evaluating progress, and coming up with strategies to make learners feel comfortable. Furthermore, they must maintain a healthy and safe learning environment, whether the lessons are in a one-on-one or group setting. When it comes to virtual learning, an ESL teacher must have the necessary equipment, a stable internet connection, and an obstruction-free teaching location.
    46,379 ESL Teacher Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Bilingual Teachers The Most?

    To earn a high income as a bilingual teacher, working for Lycee Francais de New York or Oakland Unified School District might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Oak Grove School and Irving Independent School District report highly competitive wages for bilingual teachers.
    Company

    Recently Added Bilingual Teacher Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Volunteers of America Colorado
    Bilingual Teacher Associate-Early Childhood Education
    Bilingual Teacher Associate-Early Childhood Education
    Denver, CO
    08/25/2021
    $30,825
    08/25/2021
    Salem-Keizer School District
    All Levels, Elementary Bilingual Licensed Teachers School Year
    All Levels, Elementary Bilingual Licensed Teachers School Year
    Salem, OR
    08/23/2021
    $43,501
    08/23/2021
    Spring Independent School District
    Bilingual Teacher, 1St. Level
    Bilingual Teacher, 1St. Level
    Houston, TX
    08/05/2021
    $57,425
    08/05/2021
    Edgewood Independent School District
    Bilingual Teacher-Elementary
    Bilingual Teacher-Elementary
    San Antonio, TX
    08/04/2021
    $53,000
    08/04/2021
    A Yancy Life
    Bilingual Teachers-(English/Spanish)-Reading and Math
    Bilingual Teachers-(English/Spanish)-Reading and Math
    Houston, TX
    08/04/2021
    $41,740
    08/04/2021
    Salem-Keizer School District
    All Levels, Elementary Bilingual Licensed Teachers School Year
    All Levels, Elementary Bilingual Licensed Teachers School Year
    Salem, OR
    08/02/2021
    $42,234
    08/02/2021
    Houston Independent School District (HISD)
    Teacher, Bilingual (1ST Grade Dual Language Self-Contained)
    Teacher, Bilingual (1ST Grade Dual Language Self-Contained)
    Houston, TX
    08/02/2021
    $54,369
    08/02/2021
    Therapy Source
    Spanish Bilingual Teacher-Basking
    Spanish Bilingual Teacher-Basking
    Zarephath, NJ
    08/02/2021
    $73,045
    08/02/2021
    Cajon Valley Union School District
    Bilingual Teacher: Spanish
    Bilingual Teacher: Spanish
    El Cajon, CA
    08/02/2021
    $84,970
    08/02/2021
    Camino Nuevo Charter Academy
    (CAS) Bilingual Teacher (5TH Grade)
    (CAS) Bilingual Teacher (5TH Grade)
    Los Angeles, CA
    08/02/2021
    $57,200
    08/02/2021

    Average Bilingual Teacher Salary by Demographic

    Bilingual Teacher Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $54,224
    female-income
    Female Income
    $52,890
    Median Bilingual Teacher Income by Race
    Asian bilingual teachers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american bilingual teachers have the lowest average salary at $53,064.
    $56,000
    $55,000
    $54,000
    $53,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$53,198
    White$53,371
    Black or African American$53,064
    Asian$54,299
    Hispanic or Latino$53,852
    Average Bilingual Teacher Salary by Education Level
    Bilingual teachers with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $53,622 annually. With a Masters degree, bilingual teachers earn a median annual income of $52,890 compared to $48,238 for bilingual teachers with an Bachelors degree.
    $55,000
    $53,000
    $51,000
    $49,000
    $47,000
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Master's Degree$52,890
    Bachelor's Degree$48,238
    Doctorate Degree$53,622