Education

Average Teacher Salaries

May 30, 2001 1 min read

The Top 10

State 1999- 2000 1997- 1998
Connecticut $52, 410 $49,733
New York 51,020 48,712
New Jersey 50,878 51,080
Michigan 48,729 47,384
Pennsylvania 48,321 47,542
District of
Columbia
48,304 44, 746
Rhode Island 48,138 44,506
California 47,680 44,585
Massachusetts 46,955 42,874
Alaska 46,481 47,161
The Bottom 10
Wyoming $34,188 $31,977
Arkansas 33,691 32,119
Nebraska 33,237 32,668
Louisiana 33,109 31,131
New Mexico 32,713 30,042
Montana 32,121 30,617
Mississippi 31,897 28,691
North Dakota 29,863 28,213
Oklahoma 29,525 29,032
South Dakota 29,072 27,875
U.S. Average $41,820 $39,360

A version of this article appeared in the May 30, 2001 edition of Education Week as Average Teacher Salaries