Substitute Teacher Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$39,000
$16,000
Min 10%
$39,000
Median 50%
$93,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Central High School
Highest Paying City
Oakland, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a substitute teacher make?
The national average salary for a Substitute Teacher in the United States is $39,366 per year or $18.93 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $93,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $16,000 per year. Most Substitute Teacher jobs are in Professional companies and Non Profits companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Substitute Teacher salaries are California, Utah, Nevada, Oregon, and Colorado. The typical tenure for a Substitute Teacher is 2.3 years.

Average Substitute Teacher Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Substitute Teacher in the USA is $39,366 annually or $18.93 hourly. Oakland, CA reports the highest annual salary for Substitute Teachers at 53,668. The average entry-level salary in Oakland, CA is $15,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Substitute Teacher salaries are California, Utah, Nevada, Oregon, and Colorado. Alabama, Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina are the lowest earners.

Map of Substitute Teacher Salaries

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

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Average Substitute Teacher Salary By Company

Substitute Teachers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Substitute Teachers are in Professional companies and Non Profits companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Substitute Teachers are Central High School and Oakland Unified School District. In addition, companies like Union County Schools and SAS Institute report highly competitive salaries for Substitute Teachers.

Average Substitute Teacher Pay By Industry

Substitute Teacher salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Utilities companies, Education companies, and Professional companies pay their Substitute Teachers well. Salaries for Substitute Teachers in Utilities companies average $49,678 annually, while Education companies and Professional companies pay $45,255 and $39,253, respectively. The types of companies that pay Substitute Teachers the least are in the Non Profits industry, where the average annual salary is $32,970.
Industry
Average Salary
Utilities
Utilities
$49,678
$50k
Education
Education
$45,255
$45k
Professional
Professional
$39,253
$39k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$32,970
$33k

Substitute Teacher Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Substitute Teacher Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Substitute Teachers-GET Paid Up To/DAY W Scoot-SAN Francisco Bay Area
04/25/2020
$43,044
State of Washington
Substitute Teacher
04/09/2020
$179,065
Associate Teacher-Substitute
04/03/2020
$28,175
Vigo County Substitute Teachers
03/26/2020
$18,261
So. Lehigh School Dist. Liberty Bell Elm. School
Daily Substitute Teachers
03/25/2020
$32,609
Virtual Interviews & Orientations for Substitute Teachers
03/18/2020
$22,174
Substitute Teacher for FY
03/17/2020
$23,784
Orange County Substitute Teachers
03/16/2020
$37,566
Tuscarawas Valley Local Schools
Substitute Teacher
03/13/2020
$20,870
Preschool Substitute Teacher
03/11/2020
$21,914
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