Foreign Language Teacher Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$53,000
$39,000
Min 10%
$53,000
Median 50%
$73,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Monterey, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a foreign language teacher make?
As a Foreign Language Teacher in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $53,808 per year or $25.87 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $39,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $74,000. Government companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Some of the states with the best Foreign Language Teacher salaries are California, Nevada, New Jersey, Arizona, and Alaska. The typical employment for a Foreign Language Teacher is 3.5 years.

Average Foreign Language Teacher Salary By Location

As a Foreign Language Teacher in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $53,808 per year or $25.87 per hour. Monterey, CA reports the highest Foreign Language Teacher salaries at $101,849 per year. The average starting salary in Monterey, CA for Foreign Language Teachers is $70,000. California, Nevada, New Jersey, Arizona, and Alaska are the top 5 highest earning states for Foreign Language Teachers. Mississippi, South Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana, and Arkansas are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Foreign Language Teacher Salaries

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

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Average Foreign Language Teacher Salary By Company

There is good job security in Foreign Language Teacher positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Most Foreign Language Teacher jobs are in Government companies and Government companies. Foreign Language Teachers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Scottsdale Unified School District report the highest salaries. Companies like GEORGIA STATE UNIV and Loyola University New Orleans also pay high salaries to their Foreign Language Teachers.

Foreign Language Teacher Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Foreign Language Teacher Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Apache Junction Unified School District
Foreign Language-French Teacher
04/16/2020
$16,020
Dcsdk12
Teacher-Foreign Language-Spanish
04/11/2020
$43,000
Nashua School District
Foreign Language Teacher-Spanish
03/25/2020
$40,884
St. Clair R-Xiii School District
High School Foreign Language (Spanish) Teacher
02/22/2020
$33,500
Fresno Unified School District
Foreign Language Teacher
01/03/2020
$50,810
Tempe Union High School District
Foreign Language Teacher
12/22/2019
$52,175
Foreign Language Teacher
11/24/2019
$77,807
Compton Unified
Foreign Language Teacher
10/16/2019
$51,997
Foreign Language Teacher
10/02/2019
$71,456
Merion Mercy Academy
Foreign Language Teacher
08/13/2019
$58,147
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