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High school teacher salary in Lakewood, CO

How much does a High School Teacher make in Lakewood, CO?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $45,420
Low $42,425
High $48,625
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a high school teacher is $45,420 per year in Lakewood, CO. 7 salaries reported, updated at September 27, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Lakewood, CO

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Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for High School Teachers in Lakewood, CO

  1. Pinnacle Charter School
    27 reviews22 salaries reported
    $85,359per year
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Highest paying cities for High School Teachers near Lakewood, CO

  1. Thornton, CO
    $70,214 per year
    33 salaries reported
  2. Boulder, CO
    $64,340 per year
    69 salaries reported
  3. Westminster, CO
    $63,072 per year
    23 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $59,916 per year
    230 salaries reported
  2. Highlands Ranch, CO
    $59,207 per year
    20 salaries reported
  3. Aurora, CO
    $58,012 per year
    52 salaries reported
  1. Colorado Springs, CO
    $48,319 per year
    176 salaries reported
  2. Commerce City, CO
    $46,401 per year
    16 salaries reported
  3. Fort Collins, CO
    $43,629 per year
    132 salaries reported
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Where can a High School Teacher earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for High School Teachers

Most recommended skill

Public Speaking(earn +37.84% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 33.33% since 2018. High School Teachers with this skill earn +37.84% more than the average base salary, which is $45,420 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20133increase by 3
20141decrease by 66.67%
20155increase by 400.00%
20166increase by 20.00%
20172decrease by 66.67%
20183increase by 50.00%
20194increase by 33.33%

Top companies hiring High School Teachers with the recommended skill

Jeffco Public Schools
EF Education First
The Academy of Charter Schools
Addenbrooke Classical Academy
Lookout Academy
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for High School Teachers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 3,350 ratings

48% of High School Teachers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Lakewood, CO?


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Average $40.93 per hour

Elementary School Teacher

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Average $16.37 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a High School Teacher

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