April 21, 2014

Teacher Salaries, by State

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AreaAverage Salary, 2012-1310-year Salary Change, Inflation-Adjusted
United States$56,103 -3.2%
New York$75,279 11.9%
Massachusetts$72,334 10.0%
District of Columbia$70,906 10.1%
Connecticut$69,397 -1.2%
California$69,324 -1.9%
New Jersey$68,797 0.9%
Alaska$65,468 3.8%
Maryland$64,248 1.9%
Rhode Island$63,474 -2.1%
Pennsylvania$62,994 -3.4%
Michigan$61,560 -8.8%
Delaware$59,679 -5.1%
Illinois$59,113 -9.5%
Oregon$57,612 -4.4%
Wyoming$56,775 15.2%
Ohio$56,307 -2.5%
Minnesota$56,268 -0.9%
Nevada$55,957 4.3%
New Hampshire$55,599 4.5%
Hawaii$54,300 -3.8%
Wisconsin$53,797 -0.9%
Georgia$52,880 -8.5%
Vermont$52,526 -0.3%
Washington$52,234 -8.5%
Louisiana$51,381 8.9%
Iowa$50,946 2.8%
Kentucky$50,203 1.7%
Indiana$50,065 -12.3%
Arizona$49,885 3.9%
Colorado$49,844 -8.0%
Idaho$49,734 -1.3%
Utah$49,393 1.7%
Nebraska$48,997 1.9%
Montana$48,855 7.7%
Texas$48,819 -3.8%
Virginia$48,670 -5.0%
Maine$48,430 -0.9%
South Carolina$48,375 -5.6%
Alabama$47,949 -1.2%
Tennessee$47,563 -4.4%
Missouri$47,517 -0.7%
Kansas$47,464 -1.1%
North Dakota$47,344 10.1%
Arkansas$46,631 -3.7%
Florida$46,598 -8.9%
North Carolina$45,737 -15.0%
New Mexico$45,453 -3.1%
West Virginia$45,453 -6.9%
Oklahoma$44,373 0.2%
Mississippi$41,814 -6.2%
South Dakota$39,018 -5.2%