Certified Teacher Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$50,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$50,000
Median 50%
$67,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Southcentral Foundation
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
4.9 years
How much does a certified teacher make?
Certified Teachers in the US make on average $50,506 annually or $24.28 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $67,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $38,000 per year. Most Certified Teacher jobs are in Non Profits companies and Professional companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Certified Teacher salaries are New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Maryland. The typical tenure for a Certified Teacher is 4.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Teacher
$46,754

Average Certified Teacher Salary By Location

As a Certified Teacher in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $50,506 per year or $24.28 per hour. Working in New York, NY as a Certified Teacher will pay you the highest wages at around $71,815 per year. Even an entry-level Certified Teacher makes $42,000 per year in New York, NY. New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Maryland are the top 5 highest earning states for Certified Teachers. South Dakota, Mississippi, Arizona, Idaho, and Oklahoma are the lowest earners.

Map of Certified Teacher Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Certified Teacher Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Certified Teacher makes. Non Profits companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Certified Teachers. Companies like Southcentral Foundation or iTutor will get you the highest pay packages. If you can find a job at a company like KinderCare or Educate, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Certified Teachers.

Average Certified Teacher Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Certified Teacher works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Utilities companies, Education companies, and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest salaries for Certified Teachers. Utilities companies pay their Certified Teachers the highest wages, averaging $53,471 per year. Education companies and Non Profits companies pay well too, at $51,360 and $49,634, respectively. At $45,017, the average salary for Certified Teachers in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Utilities
Utilities
$53,471
$53k
Education
Education
$51,360
$51k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$49,634
$50k
Government
Government
$48,828
$49k
Energy
Energy
$46,008
$46k
Professional
Professional
$45,017
$45k

Certified Teacher Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Certified Teacher Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Sylvan Learning
Certified Teacher-Sylvan Lubbock
03/06/2020
$20,870
Sc Department of Public Safety
Certified Teacher (#021450) Allendale Correctional Institution, Fairfax Senior
02/25/2020
$57,580
Lancaster CSD
Certified Teacher
01/29/2020
$43,827
State of Wyoming
Certified Teacher
01/23/2020
$56,847
Lifeline Education Charter School
Certified Teacher
01/09/2020
$51,000
Sylvan Learning
Certified Teacher
01/09/2020
$20,870
Certified Teacher
12/31/2019
$70,958
State of Wyoming
Certified Teacher
12/24/2019
$53,149
Albany Community Action Partnership
Certified Teacher
11/30/2019
$35,667
Gestalt Community Schools
Certified Teacher
11/25/2019
$41,740
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