Salaries & Benefits
Education news, analysis, and opinion about pay and benefits for school and district employees
See also: Performance Pay, Retirement & Pensions, Unions, Teaching Profession
Teacher Pay: How Salaries, Pensions, and Benefits Work in Schools
An Education Week primer on teacher salaries, raises, performance pay, pensions, Social Security benefits, and health-care premiums.
Teaching Profession Summer Jobs Have Become an (Unwelcome) Tradition for Many Teachers
Many teachers rely on summer as a time to earn much-needed extra income.
Teaching Profession Is Homeownership Out of Reach for Most Teachers?
In some cities, even a one-bedroom rental is beyond what a novice teacher can afford, a new analysis finds.
Teaching Profession 'Abbott Elementary' Star Sheryl Lee Ralph: 'Get Your Teachers the Money They Deserve'
The actress spoke at an NEA- and PTA-sponsored event kicking off Teacher Appreciation Week.
Education Funding How Much Do School Support Staff Make in Each State? (Spoiler: It's Not a Living Wage)
In some states, education support personnel make below $30,000, new data show.
Teaching Profession Q&A Teachers Need More Than Just Pay Raises, Secretary Cardona Says
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona sat down with Education Week to talk about the teaching profession, AI, and students' mental health.
Budget & Finance Opinion Could the Nation's Largest District Afford to Double Teacher Pay and Triple Counseling?
Seeing what’s conceivable in N.Y.C. schools might give us the confidence to stop settling for what’s customary everywhere.
Recruitment & Retention Pay for Student Teachers: See Which State Hopes to Offer $20,000
If signed into law, advocates say, the proposed stipend could boost the pipeline into the field.
Teaching Profession Data How Much Do Teachers Get Paid? See New State-by-State Data
Salaries have ticked up slightly, but not enough to keep up with inflation.
Budget & Finance From Our Research Center Teacher & Administrator Perceptions About K-12 Education Finance
The first annual Allovue Education Finance Survey examines educators' views about school funding.
Budget & Finance Whitepaper Teacher & Administrator Perceptions About K-12 Education Finance
Results of the first annual Allovue Education Finance Survey suggest that education professionals have varying experiences, views, and gaps in knowledge related to key issues in K-12 education finance. This whitepaper highlights findings.
Teaching Profession 'Poor for the Rest of Your Life’: Negative Messages Can Deter Prospective Teachers
Downbeat messages—especially from the media—can make would-be teachers think twice about a career.
Teaching Profession In L.A., Teachers and Parents Raise Money for Striking Service Workers
Many service workers cannot afford to miss work during the three-day strike. Teachers and parents are stepping in to help.
Teaching Profession Q&A Los Angeles Educators Are Set to Strike. Will Teachers Elsewhere Follow Suit?
Unions in cities have become more aggressive—and low wages coupled with a demand for talent are giving them leverage.
School & District Management Superintendents' Salaries and Their Plans for Next Year, in Charts
A new survey offers a glimpse into the state of the superintendency, as some reports suggest turnover is on the rise.