Social Studies Teacher

Social Studies Teacher Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$49,000
$32,000
Min 10%
$49,000
Median 50%
$76,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Robbinsdale Area Schools
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does a social studies teacher make?
Social Studies Teachers in America make, on average, $49,868 a year or $23.98 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $76,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $32,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Social Studies Teachers are Professional companies and Hospitality companies. Some of the states with the best Social Studies Teacher salaries are New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Alaska. The typical tenure for a Social Studies Teacher is 4.0 years.
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Average Social Studies Teacher Salary By Location

Across America, Social Studies Teachers make on average $49,868 annually or $23.98 hourly. The city with the highest Social Studies Teacher salary is New York, NY at $76,601 per year. Not only that, New York, NY also has an average entry-level salary of $42,000. New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Alaska are the top 5 highest earning states for Social Studies Teachers. West Virginia, Louisiana, Arizona, Mississippi, and South Dakota have the lowest reported salaries for Social Studies Teachers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
New York, NY
$76,601
2
Greenwich, CT
$70,629
3
Amherst, MA
$68,723
4
Paramus, NJ
$67,724
5
Rockville, MD
$63,549

Average Social Studies Teacher Salary By Company

If you are a Social Studies Teacher, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Most Social Studies Teacher jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Companies like Robbinsdale Area Schools or DEPAUL UNIV will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like Lighthouse Academies and Harrisburg School District pay their Social Studies Teachers very well.

Average Social Studies Teacher Pay By Industry

Social Studies Teacher salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Utilities companies, and Internet companies pay higher-than-average wages for Social Studies Teachers. Finance companies pay Social Studies Teachers an average salary of $51,194, Utilities companies pay $50,354, and Internet companys come in at $50,097. The average salary for Social Studies Teachers in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $47,471.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$51,194
2
Utilities
$50,354
3
Internet
$50,097
4
Professional
$50,082
5
Non Profits
$50,074

Recently Added Social Studies Teacher Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
State of Louisiana
Social Studies Teacher
01/30/2020
$59,533
State of North Carolina
Social Studies Teacher
01/29/2020
$42,000
Berkeley Unified School District
Social Studies Teacher
01/24/2020
$81,623
Twin Rivers Unified School District
High School Social Studies Teacher
01/24/2020
$52,187
Acalanes Union High School District
Social Studies Teacher
01/17/2020
$83,480
Roseville Area Schools
Social Studies Teacher
01/17/2020
$57,267
Acalanes Union High School District
Social Studies Teacher
01/16/2020
$83,480
CNY Outsourcing
Social Studies Teacher
01/15/2020
$45,000
Siatech-School for Integrated Academics & Technologies-San Diego
Social Studies Teacher
01/15/2020
$42,172
Arts In Action
Social Studies Teacher
01/12/2020
$52,000
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