Lead Teacher Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Franklin High School
Highest Paying City
Newark, CA
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
2.8 years
How much does a lead teacher make?
The national average salary for a Lead Teacher in the U.S. is $35,452 annually or $17.04 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $22,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $56,000. Most Lead Teacher jobs are in Non Profits companies and Professional companies. Some of the states with the best Lead Teacher salaries are California, Nevada, Wyoming, Massachusetts, and Delaware. Most Lead Teachers spend 2.8 years in the position.
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Average Lead Teacher Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Lead Teacher in the USA is $35,452 annually or $17.04 hourly. The city with the highest Lead Teacher salary is Newark, CA at $58,038 per year. The Newark, CA average entry-level salary for Lead Teachers is $30,000. California, Nevada, Wyoming, Massachusetts, and Delaware are the states with the highest payscale for Lead Teachers. Minnesota, Hawaii, and Alaska have the lowest Lead Teacher salaries.

Map of Lead Teacher Salaries

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

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Average Lead Teacher Salary By Company

Lead Teacher jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Lead Teachers are in Non Profits companies and Professional companies. Lead Teachers at Franklin High School and Dallas Independent School District report the highest salaries. Companies like Henry County Schools and Yale University also report very competitive wages for Lead Teachers.

Average Lead Teacher Pay By Industry

Lead Teacher salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Telecommunication companies, Hospitality companies, and Education companies pay their Lead Teachers well. Telecommunication companies pay Lead Teachers an average salary of $49,092, Hospitality companies pay $42,399, and Education companys come in at $41,111. The types of companies that pay Lead Teachers the least are in the Non Profits industry, where the average annual salary is $33,127.
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
Non Profits
Non Profits

Lead Teacher Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Lead Teacher Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Lead Teacher can range from $29,593 to $30,866 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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