Updated August 18, 2021
Average Math Teacher Salary
$50,000 yearly
$24.24 hourly

Entry level Salary
$39,000 yearly
$39,000
10 %
$50,000
Median
$64,000
90 %
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PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$64,000
$5,333
$31
75th Percentile
$57,000
$4,750
$27
Average
$50,424
$4,202
$24
25th Percentile
$44,000
$3,667
$21
10th Percentile
$39,000
$3,250
$19

Average Math Teacher Salary By State

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Math Teacher average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdescJob Countascdesc
Alabama
$46,578
$22.39
Alaska
$78,098
$37.55
Arizona
$38,070
$18.30
Arkansas
$37,905
$18.22
California
$59,744
$28.72
Colorado
$37,370
$17.97
Connecticut
$56,320
$27.08
Delaware
$53,389
$25.67
District of Columbia
$58,714
$28.23
Florida
$39,586
$19.03
Georgia
$45,604
$21.93
Hawaii
$49,088
$23.60
Idaho
$45,525
$21.89
Illinois
$48,931
$23.52
Indiana
$38,123
$18.33
Iowa
$44,001
$21.15
Kansas
$42,259
$20.32
Kentucky
$42,026
$20.20
Louisiana
$39,665
$19.07
Maine
$42,264
$20.32
Maryland
$66,653
$32.04
Massachusetts
$56,443
$27.14
Michigan
$45,161
$21.71
Minnesota
$43,513
$20.92
Mississippi
$37,728
$18.14
Missouri
$37,446
$18.00
Montana
$46,977
$22.59
Nebraska
$44,583
$21.43
Nevada
$49,786
$23.94
New Hampshire
$46,257
$22.24
New Jersey
$60,695
$29.18
New Mexico
$39,367
$18.93
New York
$61,454
$29.55
North Carolina
$39,258
$18.87
North Dakota
$51,795
$24.90
Ohio
$45,589
$21.92
Oklahoma
$30,446
$14.64
Oregon
$54,075
$26.00
Pennsylvania
$49,835
$23.96
Rhode Island
$58,519
$28.13
South Carolina
$44,649
$21.47
South Dakota
$38,592
$18.55
Tennessee
$39,500
$18.99
Texas
$44,422
$21.36
Utah
$42,816
$20.58
Vermont
$54,997
$26.44
Virginia
$52,463
$25.22
Washington
$55,463
$26.66
West Virginia
$42,086
$20.23
Wisconsin
$42,078
$20.23
Wyoming
$36,190
$17.40

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Highest Paying Cities For Math Teacher

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Baltimore, MD
$66,917
$32.17
New York, NY
$62,067
$29.84
Oakland, CA
$61,978
$29.80
Clifton, NJ
$60,354
$29.02
Washington, DC
$58,716
$28.23
Newton, MA
$56,349
$27.09

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How much does a Math Teacher make?

The average math teacher salary is $50,424 per year, or $24.24 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $39,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $64,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, and California provide the highest math teacher salaries.

Average Math Teacher Salary Over Time

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

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $50,400
    $24.24
    +1.9%
    2020
    $49,500
    $23.78
    +1.9%
    2019
    $48,500
    $23.32
    +1.4%
    2018
    $47,800
    $22.99
    +1.6%
    2017
    $47,100
    $22.63
    +1.7%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Long Term Substitute Teacher

    Avg. salary: $38,836

    A long term substitute teacher is responsible for covering the duties of a teacher who is away for a long time. Long term substitute teachers proceed with the lesson plan outlines and the regular teacher's curriculum depending on their expertise. They monitor and assess the students' behavior, create an engaging learning environment, evaluate the students' learning progress by conducting a series of tests, create reports of the students' performance, and help students struggling with the subject.
    52,582 Long Term Substitute Teacher Jobs
    English Language Arts Teacher

    Avg. salary: $46,780

    English language teachers are in charge of establishing a classroom setting that advance in each student the skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. They assist in the development and recognition of fine literature of all types, inspire students to read extensively for information and recreation, and develop guidelines for analytical judgment of written and oral communication. Also, they attend to students' exceptional needs as well as find out and develop their special talents.
    64,940 English Language Arts Teacher Jobs
    Elementary School Teacher

    Avg. salary: $49,952

    Elementary school teachers are trained to provide education to children from kindergarten through fifth grade. The teachers are responsible for children's emotional and educational growth in the classroom. They manage the resources and materials to be used for their education. It is part of their duties to evaluate the students' performance, social development, physical health, and behavior. Also, they adapt to teaching methods and instructions to meet the interests and needs of the children.
    48,815 Elementary School Teacher Jobs
    Special Education Teacher

    Avg. salary: $47,526

    A special education teacher is responsible for teaching students with disabilities. Special education teachers are trained professionals to provide distinct learning instructions for children with special cases for them to achieve their potentials and improve their self-confidence. A special education teacher must have excellent communication and organizational skills to assist the students with their learning areas. Special education teachers should be able to come up with engaging activities to support the students' behavioral and intellectual development.
    52,896 Special Education Teacher Jobs
    Summer School Teacher

    Avg. salary: $53,106

    A Summer School Teacher is a teacher who works during the summer period. They develop and implement schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. Generally, they have the same duties as a school teacher.
    48,846 Summer School Teacher Jobs
    Learning Support Teacher

    Avg. salary: $47,320

    Learning support teachers focus on offering out-of-school education to pupils who need additional help. Their duties include planning and implementing constructive teaching policies as well as collaborating with parents, other relevant professionals, and personnel. They assist pupils in adapting and overcoming problems that emerge due to learning difficulties. Also, the design and foster suitable skills and social abilities as well as motivate students to develop independence, self-confidence, and to achieve their full potential. Additionally, they develop and deliver lessons as well as record and assess children's progress.
    76,667 Learning Support Teacher Jobs
    Job TitleascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly RateascdescJob Openingsascdesc
    Long Term Substitute Teacher
    $38,837
    $3,236
    $18.67
    52,582
    English Language Arts Teacher
    $46,781
    $3,898
    $22.49
    64,940
    Elementary School Teacher
    $49,952
    $4,163
    $24.02
    48,815
    Special Education Teacher
    $47,526
    $3,961
    $22.85
    52,896
    Summer School Teacher
    $53,107
    $4,426
    $25.53
    48,846
    Learning Support Teacher
    $47,321
    $3,943
    $22.75
    76,667
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    Which Companies Pay Math Teachers The Most?

    To earn a high income as a math teacher, working for Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind or Baltimore City Public Schools might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Lycee Francais de New York and University School report highly competitive wages for math teachers.
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    Recently Added Math Teacher Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Lewiston Public Schools
    Math Teacher (Lewiston Middle School)
    Math Teacher (Lewiston Middle School)
    Lewiston, ME
    08/29/2021
    $36,300
    08/29/2021
    Therapy Source
    Certified Math Teacher-
    Certified Math Teacher-
    Philadelphia, PA
    08/28/2021
    $62,610
    08/28/2021
    Salem-Keizer School District
    Mathematics Teacher-Whiteaker
    Mathematics Teacher-Whiteaker
    Salem, OR
    08/27/2021
    $43,501
    08/27/2021
    Indian Prairie School District 204
    High School Math Teacher (Long Term SUB)
    High School Math Teacher (Long Term SUB)
    Kane, IL
    08/27/2021
    $54,784
    08/27/2021
    Strive Prep
    High School Math Teacher
    High School Math Teacher
    Denver, CO
    08/27/2021
    $41,000
    08/27/2021
    Elevate K-12
    Virtual Math Teacher-ESL & USA Certified
    Virtual Math Teacher-ESL & USA Certified
    Washington, DC
    08/26/2021
    $41,740
    08/26/2021
    Elevate K-12
    Virtual Math Teacher-ESL & USA Certified
    Virtual Math Teacher-ESL & USA Certified
    Los Angeles, CA
    08/26/2021
    $41,740
    08/26/2021
    Elevate K-12
    Virtual Math Teacher-ESL & USA Certified
    Virtual Math Teacher-ESL & USA Certified
    Houston, TX
    08/26/2021
    $41,740
    08/26/2021
    Elevate K-12
    Virtual Math Teacher-ESL & USA Certified
    Virtual Math Teacher-ESL & USA Certified
    Oklahoma City, OK
    08/26/2021
    $41,740
    08/26/2021
    Elevate K-12
    Virtual Math Teacher-ESL & USA Certified
    Virtual Math Teacher-ESL & USA Certified
    Denver, CO
    08/26/2021
    $41,740
    08/26/2021

    Average Math Teacher Salary by Demographic

    Math Teacher Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $55,256
    female-income
    Female Income
    $53,243
    Genderascdesc
    Incomeascdesc
    Male$55,256
    Female$53,243
    Median Math Teacher Income by Race
    Asian math teachers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american math teachers have the lowest average salary at $53,413.
    $60,000
    $48,000
    $36,000
    $24,000
    $12,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$53,844
    Black or African American$53,413
    Asian$55,918
    Hispanic or Latino$54,122
    Average Math Teacher Salary by Education Level
    Math teachers with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $55,293 annually. With a Masters degree, math teachers earn a median annual income of $53,243 compared to $46,676 for math teachers with an Bachelors degree.
    $60,000
    $48,000
    $36,000
    $24,000
    $12,000
    $0
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Master's Degree$53,243
    Bachelor's Degree$46,676
    Doctorate Degree$55,293