Average Teaching Fellow Salary
$57,000 yearly
$20.36 hourly
Updated July 28, 2021
$41,000
10 %
$57,000
Median
$78,000
90 %
Teaching fellows in the United States make an average salary of $57,044 per year or $27.43 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $41,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $78,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Maine, Illinois, Ohio, and Wisconsin provide the highest teaching fellow salaries.

Average Teaching Fellow Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Teaching Fellow average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$33,915
$33,915
$16.31
$16.31
Alaska
Alaska
$57,750
$57,750
$27.76
$27.76
Arizona
Arizona
$50,955
$50,955
$24.50
$24.50
Arkansas
Arkansas
$28,050
$28,050
$13.49
$13.49
California
California
$57,645
$57,645
$27.71
$27.71
Colorado
Colorado
$51,962
$51,962
$24.98
$24.98
Connecticut
Connecticut
$51,184
$51,184
$24.61
$24.61
Delaware
Delaware
$43,893
$43,893
$21.10
$21.10
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$40,284
$40,284
$19.37
$19.37
Florida
Florida
$27,843
$27,843
$13.39
$13.39
Georgia
Georgia
$33,144
$33,144
$15.93
$15.93
Hawaii
Hawaii
$48,555
$48,555
$23.34
$23.34
Idaho
Idaho
$46,843
$46,843
$22.52
$22.52
Illinois
Illinois
$69,228
$69,228
$33.28
$33.28
Indiana
Indiana
$57,854
$57,854
$27.81
$27.81
Iowa
Iowa
$48,655
$48,655
$23.39
$23.39
Kansas
Kansas
$46,430
$46,430
$22.32
$22.32
Kentucky
Kentucky
$30,002
$30,002
$14.42
$14.42
Louisiana
Louisiana
$44,614
$44,614
$21.45
$21.45
Maine
Maine
$81,100
$81,100
$38.99
$38.99
Maryland
Maryland
$58,389
$58,389
$28.07
$28.07
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$59,036
$59,036
$28.38
$28.38
Michigan
Michigan
$40,580
$40,580
$19.51
$19.51
Minnesota
Minnesota
$59,066
$59,066
$28.40
$28.40
Mississippi
Mississippi
$49,746
$49,746
$23.92
$23.92
Missouri
Missouri
$38,341
$38,341
$18.43
$18.43
Montana
Montana
$51,523
$51,523
$24.77
$24.77
Nebraska
Nebraska
$52,842
$52,842
$25.40
$25.40
Nevada
Nevada
$45,061
$45,061
$21.66
$21.66
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$51,587
$51,587
$24.80
$24.80
New Jersey
New Jersey
$53,250
$53,250
$25.60
$25.60
New Mexico
New Mexico
$39,667
$39,667
$19.07
$19.07
New York
New York
$60,565
$60,565
$29.12
$29.12
North Carolina
North Carolina
$38,809
$38,809
$18.66
$18.66
North Dakota
North Dakota
$51,554
$51,554
$24.79
$24.79
Ohio
Ohio
$66,515
$66,515
$31.98
$31.98
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$34,799
$34,799
$16.73
$16.73
Oregon
Oregon
$61,355
$61,355
$29.50
$29.50
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$58,204
$58,204
$27.98
$27.98
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$46,526
$46,526
$22.37
$22.37
South Carolina
South Carolina
$52,698
$52,698
$25.34
$25.34
South Dakota
South Dakota
$48,952
$48,952
$23.53
$23.53
Tennessee
Tennessee
$35,754
$35,754
$17.19
$17.19
Texas
Texas
$53,216
$53,216
$25.58
$25.58
Utah
Utah
$56,997
$56,997
$27.40
$27.40
Vermont
Vermont
$58,302
$58,302
$28.03
$28.03
Virginia
Virginia
$59,568
$59,568
$28.64
$28.64
Washington
Washington
$86,354
$86,354
$41.52
$41.52
West Virginia
West Virginia
$51,614
$51,614
$24.81
$24.81
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$65,671
$65,671
$31.57
$31.57
Wyoming
Wyoming
$56,529
$56,529
$27.18
$27.18

Highest Paying Cities For Teaching Fellow

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
$69,539
$69,539
$33.43
$33.43
Columbus, OH
Columbus, OH
$65,545
$65,545
$31.51
$31.51
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$60,721
$60,721
$29.19
$29.19
New York, NY
New York, NY
$60,589
$60,589
$29.13
$29.13
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$59,109
$59,109
$28.42
$28.42
Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA
$57,799
$57,799
$27.79
$27.79

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    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Student Instructor

    Avg. salary: $40,523

    Typically, a Student Instructor engages students in learning the assignments, materials, pacing, resources, and activities. Student Instructors learn and enforce questioning and discussion strategies in promoting knowledge acquisition and student participation. Typically, they are studying at a graduate or college level. They eventually assume most responsibilities of teachers in the class like lesson planning, class management, and assessment.
    71,403 Student Instructor Jobs
    Adjunct Lecturer

    Avg. salary: $77,787

    An Adjunct Lecturer is responsible for teaching college classes. They prepare course guides, teach content that matches courses standards, and assist students with inquiries outside of class.
    14,817 Adjunct Lecturer Jobs
    Adjunct Faculty

    Avg. salary: $71,698

    Adjunct faculty is the collective term for adjunct professors or lecturers. The adjunct faculty teaches students based on the limited-term of their contract. Oftentimes, they teach preparatory or introductory courses by semester arrangement for the entire academic year. Most of them are employed in higher education. Unlike regular professors, adjunct faculty do not have benefits and are not required to be present in meetings. They can work as either a contract professor or a part-time professor.
    15,444 Adjunct Faculty Jobs
    Tutor

    Avg. salary: $33,440

    Tutors are individual contributors who make sure that students assigned to them can understand classroom lessons. They are often full-time educators themselves, but they may also be working in other fields and are only passionate about teaching. Tutors usually meet students after school to go over any lesson that the students find challenging. They assist students with their homework or other schoolwork that the students may need help in. At times, tutors are tapped to help students study for future lessons, meaning that they go through classroom lessons in advance.
    74,479 Tutor Jobs
    English Instructor

    Avg. salary: $50,798

    An English instructor is responsible for teaching the learners everything about language and literature, including the English language's disciplines, nature, and history. English instructors monitor the students writing and listening skills, reading comprehension, and confidence in public speaking, identifying their learning challenges, evaluating their progress, and assessing their knowledge by conducting a series of tests and activities that would practice their capabilities. An English instructor must have excellent knowledge of the teaching principles, as well as expertise of the English language to support the students throughout the learning process.
    15,461 English Instructor Jobs
    Lecturer

    Avg. salary: $59,710

    A lecturer, also known as a university lecturer, is a teaching professional who teaches students in colleges and educational establishments. Lecturers provide support to students in their research activities by assessing their work and through a pastoral and advisory role. Aside from teaching students, lecturers may carry out administrative tasks such as student enrolment, induction programmers, and involvement in committees and boards. They may also contribute to professional seminars and seminars about their expertise and participate in the training activities of staff members.
    42,008 Lecturer Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Teaching Fellows The Most?

    To earn a high income as a teaching fellow, working for WUVT-FM or Chapin Hall Center For Children might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Seton Company and Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation report highly competitive wages for teaching fellows.
    Company

    Recently Added Teaching Fellow Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Saga Education
    Saga Education
    Teaching Fellowship
    Teaching Fellowship
    Teaching Fellowship
    Fort Mill, SC
    Fort Mill, SC
    06/28/2021
    06/28/2021
    $29,218
    $29,218
    06/28/2021
    Teaching Fellow
    Teaching Fellow
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    06/17/2021
    06/17/2021
    $24,459
    $24,459
    06/17/2021
    Citizen Schools
    Citizen Schools
    Americorps: National Teaching Fellowship (Class of '22)
    Americorps: National Teaching Fellowship (Class of '22)
    Americorps: National Teaching Fellowship (Class of '22)
    San Jose, CA
    San Jose, CA
    06/17/2021
    06/17/2021
    $47,259
    $47,259
    06/17/2021
    Up Education Network
    Up Education Network
    Up Teaching Fellow (SY)
    Up Teaching Fellow (SY)
    Up Teaching Fellow (SY)
    Boston, MA
    Boston, MA
    05/17/2021
    05/17/2021
    $40,000
    $40,000
    05/17/2021
    Up Education Network
    Up Education Network
    Up Teaching Fellow (SY)
    Up Teaching Fellow (SY)
    Up Teaching Fellow (SY)
    Boston, MA
    Boston, MA
    05/17/2021
    05/17/2021
    $40,000
    $40,000
    05/17/2021
    Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow-Philosophy
    Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow-Philosophy
    Logan, UT
    Logan, UT
    05/02/2021
    05/02/2021
    $40,000
    $40,000
    05/02/2021
    Citizen Schools
    Citizen Schools
    Americorps: National Teaching Fellowship (Class of '22) (Boston/Somerville)
    Americorps: National Teaching Fellowship (Class of '22) (Boston/Somerville)
    Americorps: National Teaching Fellowship (Class of '22) (Boston/Somerville)
    Somerville, MA
    Somerville, MA
    04/30/2021
    04/30/2021
    $47,259
    $47,259
    04/30/2021
    Albany Charter School Network
    Albany Charter School Network
    Teaching Fellow
    Teaching Fellow
    Teaching Fellow
    Baltimore, MD
    Baltimore, MD
    03/29/2021
    03/29/2021
    $30,000
    $30,000
    03/29/2021
    XXX
    XXX
    Pre-Service Training Observers-Indianapolis Teaching Fellows
    Pre-Service Training Observers-Indianapolis Teaching Fellows
    Pre-Service Training Observers-Indianapolis Teaching Fellows
    Indiana, PA
    Indiana, PA
    03/16/2021
    03/16/2021
    $45,914
    $45,914
    03/16/2021
    Franklin & Marshall College
    Franklin & Marshall College
    Japanese Language Teaching Fellow
    Japanese Language Teaching Fellow
    Japanese Language Teaching Fellow
    Lancaster, PA
    Lancaster, PA
    03/16/2021
    03/16/2021
    $54,378
    $54,378
    03/16/2021

    Average Teaching Fellow Salary by Demographic

    Teaching Fellow Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $62,214
    female-income
    Female Income
    $57,620
    Median Teaching Fellow Income by Race
    Asian teaching fellows have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. White teaching fellows have the lowest average salary at $57,478.
    $63,000
    $62,000
    $61,000
    $60,000
    $59,000
    $58,000
    $57,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$57,478
    Black or African American$59,156
    Asian$62,046
    Unknown$60,327
    Hispanic or Latino$60,580
    Average Teaching Fellow Salary by Education Level
    Teaching fellows with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $65,564 annually. With a Bachelors degree, teaching fellows earn a median annual income of $60,389 compared to $57,779 for teaching fellows with an Associate degree.
    $66,000
    $64,000
    $62,000
    $60,000
    $58,000
    $56,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$57,620
    Some College/ Associate Degree$57,779
    Bachelor's Degree$60,389
    Master's Degree$65,564