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Find out how much substitute teachers make.

How much money do substitute teachers make?

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Substitute teacher salary: how much do substitute teachers make?

The average substitute teacher salary in the United States is $38,240 per year. However, substitute salaries can vary significantly depending on the state, experience, and education level. For example, substitute teachers in Hawaii earn an average of $46,680 per year, while those in Mississippi earn an average of $28,460 per year. Substitute teachers with a bachelor's degree typically earn more than those without a degree.

Here are some additional details about substitute teacher salaries in the U.S.:
 

  • Hourly wage: $10.99 - $22.44

  • Annual wage: $22,850 - $46,680

How much do substitute teachers make by state?

State / Metro Area

Average Substitute Teacher Salary

Colorado

Texas

Pennsylvania

Denver Metro Area

Greater Austin Area

Greater Houston Area

Delaware Valley

$35,280

$30,000

$31,200

$35,280

$30,000

$31,000

$31,200

Hourly, monthly, and annual substitute teacher salary by state

Substitute teacher salaries vary depending on the state, experience, and education level.
 


How much do substitute teachers make in Colorado?

 

In Colorado, substitute teachers earn an average of $14.50 per hour, which translates to $2,940 per month and $35,280 per year.
 


How much do substitute teachers make in Texas?

 

In Texas, substitute teachers earn an average of $12.50 per hour, which translates to $2,500 per month and $30,000 per year.
 


​How much do substitute teachers make in Pennsylvania?

 

In Pennsylvania, substitute teachers earn an average of $13.00 per hour, which translates to $2,600 per month and $31,200 per year.

Here is a table summarizing the hourly, monthly, and annual substitute teacher salaries in Colorado, Texas, and Pennsylvania, the states where HelloSubs operates:

State

Annual Sub Salary

Monthly Pay

Hourly Wage

Colorado sub salary

Texas sub salary

Pennsylvania sub salary

$35,280

$30,000

$31,200

$2,940

$2,500

$2,600

$14.50

$12.50

$13.00

Where do substitute teachers make the most money?

The highest-paying locations for substitute teachers can vary based on various factors such as regional demand, cost of living, and school district budgets. Generally, urban areas or regions with higher living costs tend to offer higher substitute teacher salaries. Our subs earn the most in Colorado and Pennsylvania.

How much do long-term substitute teachers make?

In general, long-term substitute teachers to to earn higher compensation than short-term or day-to-day substitutes. Instead of an hourly or daily rate, long-term substitute teachers often receive a fixed salary for the duration of their assignment, which can range from a few weeks to an entire school year. On average, long-term substitute teachers can expect to earn a salary ranging from $25,000 to $45,000 per year, depending on factors such as location, district pay policies, and the teacher's qualifications.

How much more do substitute teachers earn with a bachelor's degree?

Substitute teachers with a bachelor's degree typically earn more than those without a degree. For example, in Colorado, substitute teachers with a bachelor's degree earn an average of $15.50 per hour, while those without a degree earn an average of $13.50 per hour. Substitute teachers with more than 5 years of experience earn an average of $16.50 per hour, while those with less than 1 year of experience earn an average of $13.50 per hour.

 

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