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Social Studies Teacher Salary

How much does a Social Studies Teacher make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Social Studies Teacher

$55,391 (USD)/yr

$27 (USD)/hr

$1,235 (USD)/yr

$54,728 (USD)/yr

$26 (USD)/hr

$1,235 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty. Substitute teachers are included in "Teachers and Instructors, All Other" (25-3099). Excludes "Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School" (25-2032) and "Special Education Teachers" (25-2050).
The average social studies teacher salary in United States is $55,391 or an equivalent hourly rate of $27. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,235. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$40,403 (USD)

$67,846 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$64,214 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Social Studies Teacher will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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