Language Teacher Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$51,000
$36,000
Min 10%
$51,000
Median 50%
$70,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Bakersfield, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a language teacher make?
The national average salary for a Language Teacher in the United States is $51,085 per year or $24.56 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $36,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $70,000. Non Profits companies and Education companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The top 5 states when it comes to Language Teacher salaries are California, New Jersey, Maryland, Alaska, and New York. The typical tenure for a Language Teacher is 3.0 years.

Average Language Teacher Salary By Location

Language Teachers in the US makes an average salary of $51,085 per year or $24.56 per hour. The city with the highest Language Teacher salary is Bakersfield, CA at $81,840 per year. Even as an entry-level Language Teacher, you will make $55,000 per year in Bakersfield, CA. The highest earning states when it comes to Language Teacher salaries are California, New Jersey, Maryland, Alaska, and New York. Colorado, Georgia, and Indiana have the lowest Language Teacher salaries.

Map of Language Teacher Salaries

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

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Average Language Teacher Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Language Teacher makes. Non Profits companies and Education companies have the most job opportunities for Language Teachers. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Language Teachers are Science Applications International ... and Boone County. In addition, companies like York Comprehensive High School and St. Lukes Home report highly competitive salaries for Language Teachers.

Average Language Teacher Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Language Teacher works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Education companies, Internet companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for Language Teachers. Education companies pay their Language Teachers the highest wages, averaging $52,679 per year. Internet companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $51,518 and $51,443, respectively. At $48,834, the average salary for Language Teachers in the Non Profits industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Education
Education
$52,679
$53k
Internet
Internet
$51,518
$52k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$51,443
$51k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$48,834
$49k

Language Teacher Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Language Teacher Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Elementary Dual Language Teacher-Grades 1 Thru 3 (Effective School Year)
04/18/2020
$40,200
Elementary Dual Language Teacher-Grades 1 Thru 3 (Effective School Year)
03/25/2020
$40,200
North Clackamas Schools
Elem Teacher, Dual Language Immersion, K .0 FTE), Perm
03/17/2020
$43,703
Chinese Language Teacher (Summer 2020)
02/11/2020
$22,957
Saugus Union Elementary
Language Teacher
01/24/2020
$45,476
Language Teacher
12/22/2019
$22,957
Saugus Union Elementary
Language Teacher
12/20/2019
$45,476
Language Teacher
12/03/2019
$57,861
Culver City Unified
Language Teacher
11/20/2019
$52,143
Edinburg Independent School District
Language Teacher
10/24/2019
$49,033
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