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Substitute teacher salary in Lakewood, CO

How much does a Substitute Teacher make in Lakewood, CO?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $148
Low $119
High $184
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The average salary for a substitute teacher is $148 per day in Lakewood, CO. 8 salaries reported, updated at February 8, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Lakewood, CO

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Top companies for Substitute Teachers in Lakewood, CO

  1. School Professionals
    95 reviews43 salaries reported
    $1,152per day
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Highest paying cities for Substitute Teachers near Lakewood, CO

  1. Fort Collins, CO
    $171 per day
    59 salaries reported
  2. Aurora, CO
    $170 per day
    37 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $167 per day
    447 salaries reported
  1. Brighton, CO
    $144 per day
    5 salaries reported
  2. Colorado Springs, CO
    $142 per day
    29 salaries reported
  3. Eagle, CO
    $139 per day
    26 salaries reported
  1. Boulder, CO
    $132 per day
    15 salaries reported
  2. Greeley, CO
    $128 per day
    5 salaries reported
  3. Littleton, CO
    $120 per day
    17 salaries reported
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Where can a Substitute Teacher earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Substitute Teachers

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Most common benefits for Substitute Teachers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid orientation
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 18,436 ratings

36% of Substitute 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?

Elementary School Teacher

452 job openings

Average $16.63 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Substitute Teacher

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How often do substitute teachers get paid?

Substitute teachers can be paid weekly or monthly depending on the school.

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