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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Teaching Fellow Salary

$47,411 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$22.79 hourly

Entry level Salary
$34,000 yearly
$34,000
10 %
$47,411
Median
$65,000
90 %

How much does a Teaching Fellow make?

Teaching fellows make $47,411 per year on average, or $22.79 per hour, in the United States. Teaching fellows on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $34,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $65,000.

Location impacts how much a teaching fellow can expect to make. Teaching fellows make the most in Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Hawaii.

Highest Paying States For Teaching Fellows

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

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Average Salary:

Teaching Fellow average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Arizona$54,241$26.081,085
2Illinois$54,578$26.241,592
3Indiana$54,965$26.43596
4Maryland$54,406$26.16900
5Virginia$56,457$27.14845
6Maine$52,716$25.34136
7South Carolina$53,685$25.81395
8Ohio$55,490$26.68685
9New Jersey$49,795$23.941,070
10Wisconsin$53,818$25.87441
11Pennsylvania$50,011$24.041,015
12New York$49,433$23.771,664
13New Mexico$45,729$21.99241
14California$52,535$25.262,826
15Washington$49,981$24.03642
16Texas$48,524$23.331,761
17Oregon$49,831$23.96350
18Minnesota$45,514$21.88877
19Hawaii$54,501$26.2070
20Idaho$43,874$21.09223
21Mississippi$46,893$22.54184
22Florida$46,024$22.131,500
23West Virginia$46,879$22.54123
24Massachusetts$45,227$21.741,227
25Wyoming$41,007$19.71103
26Alaska$43,102$20.72122
27Louisiana$43,444$20.89283
28Vermont$41,644$20.02141
29Nevada$39,757$19.11419
30Michigan$40,844$19.64978
31Delaware$41,910$20.15183
32Connecticut$40,993$19.71637
33Alabama$43,205$20.77287
34New Hampshire$39,801$19.14313
35South Dakota$41,927$20.1684
36District of Columbia$42,370$20.37179
37Rhode Island$40,697$19.57123
38Georgia$41,257$19.84917
39North Dakota$40,890$19.6677
40Montana$39,635$19.06158
41Colorado$39,507$18.99879
42Oklahoma$38,605$18.56339
43North Carolina$40,742$19.59793
44Iowa$39,173$18.83320
45Kentucky$40,299$19.37254
46Tennessee$39,297$18.89489
47Kansas$36,878$17.73346
48Nebraska$37,412$17.99220
49Arkansas$37,277$17.92216
50Missouri$38,206$18.37465
51Utah$37,357$17.96209

Highest Paying Cities For Teaching Fellows

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Alexandria, VA$56,735$27.28
2Columbus, OH$55,762$26.81
3Chicago, IL$54,674$26.29
4Baltimore, MD$54,468$26.19
5Chandler, AZ$54,239$26.08
6San Francisco, CA$52,808$25.39
7Philadelphia, PA$50,194$24.13
8New Brunswick, NJ$49,871$23.98
9New York, NY$49,676$23.88
10El Paso, TX$49,429$23.76
11Spokane, WA$48,702$23.41
12Jackson, MS$46,806$22.50
13Sanford, FL$45,772$22.01
14Worcester, MA$45,270$21.76
15New Orleans, LA$43,684$21.00

Teaching Fellow Salary Details

Teaching Fellow Salary

What is a Teaching Fellow's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$65,000$5,417$31
75th Percentile$56,000$4,667$27
Average$47,411$3,951$23
25th Percentile$40,000$3,333$19
10th Percentile$34,000$2,833$16

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Student Instructor$52,969$4,414$25.4739,719
Adjunct Lecturer$70,001$5,833$33.6526,546
Adjunct Faculty$73,929$6,161$35.5426,791
Tutor$35,162$2,930$16.9145,543
English Instructor$60,145$5,012$28.9227,111
Lecturer$59,515$4,960$28.6126,449

Which Companies Pay Teaching Fellows The Most?

The highest paying companies for teaching fellows are Stanford University and The University of Chicago according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Columbia University in the City of New York and Johns Hopkins University report highly competitive wages for teaching fellows.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Stanford University$66,452$31.9541
2The University of Chicago$63,494$30.534
3Columbia University in the City of New York$62,042$29.8370
4Johns Hopkins University$60,179$28.9394
5University of Southern California$59,557$28.637
6New York University$58,527$28.1424
7Franklin & Marshall College$57,783$27.78
8San Francisco Day School$57,502$27.65
9Gallaudet University$57,400$27.60
10Smith College$56,092$26.97
11Dartmouth$55,635$26.758
12Augustana College$54,449$26.18
13Denver Public Schools$54,163$26.0499
14Illinois Institute of Technology$53,597$25.77
15Lebanon Valley College$53,343$25.65
16KIPP DC$52,828$25.40132
17PSEA$52,418$25.20160
18Bastyr University$52,165$25.08
19The Juilliard School$51,641$24.831
20Rocky Mountain Prep$51,402$24.713

Teaching Fellow Salary Trends

Average Teaching Fellow Salary Over Time

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

    Teaching Fellow Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$47,400$22.79+2.0%
    2021$46,500$22.33+7.8%
    2020$42,800$20.59+3.7%
    2019$41,200$19.83-5.5%
    2018$43,500$20.92+10.0%

    Recently Added Teaching Fellow Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Care.comLooking for Energetic, Dependable and Fun People To Teach OUR SON!Brookfield, WI05/31/2022$52,175
    Kipp ColumbusInspire Teaching FellowshipColumbus, OH05/31/2022$35,000
    Atlas Preparatory SchoolTeaching FellowColorado Springs, CO05/25/2022$35,000
    TeachstartLOS Angeles, CA-Teachstart FellowLos Angeles, CA05/24/2022$50,000
    United Schools NetworkElementary School Teaching FellowColumbus, OH05/24/2022$28,000
    KippInspire Teaching FellowshipColumbus, OH05/21/2022$35,000
    Denver Public SchoolsTeaching FellowDenver, CO05/20/2022$26,281
    Basis.EdTX: Teaching Fellow-Basis Pflugerville SY]Pflugerville, TX05/19/2022$33,000
    KippMiddle and High School Liberty Teaching Fellows-Apply ByPhiladelphia, PA05/11/2022$40,000
    Johns Hopkins UniversityExplore Engineering Innovation Teaching FellowBaltimore, MD05/08/2022$62,026

    Teaching Fellow Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Teaching Fellows the most?

    Virginia pays Teaching Fellows the most in the United States, with an average salary of $56,457 per year, or $27.14 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Teaching Fellow?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Teaching Fellow if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Ohio you should be paid close to $55,490 per year.

    What type of Teaching Fellow gets paid the most?

    Adjunct Faculty gets paid the most. Adjunct Faculty made a median salary of $73,929. The best-paid 10 percent make $100,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $54,000.

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