The top-paying cities for teachers

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 05:42:49 AM. Whether you're a teacher or not, you've likely heard some variation on the theme of 'teachers are underpaid.' Given what all that they do and the power that
Whether you're a teacher or not, you've likely heard some variation on the theme of "teachers are underpaid." Given what all that they do and the power that they hold over the education of children, teens, and adults alike, this is a very true statement-especially when you factor in all of the unpaid hours of prep and care that go into a teaching career outside of the classroom. But while teachers will always be comparatively underpaid in a world where Kardashians get multi-million-dollar endorsement deals, the good news is that if you are a teacher, you can seek out regions and cities with higher-paying opportunities. Teacher salaries can vary pretty widely across states-according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the highest-paid 10 percent of high school teachers earn more than $92,920, while the lowest-paid 10 percent of high school teachers earn $38,180. For reference, the national median annual salary for secondary teachers is $58,030. And while pay isn't necessarily the only consideration as you plan (or advance) your career as an educator, having this information at your disposal can help you make the best career decision for yourself-or at least help set expectations. Let's look at teacher pay across the country, by region. The Northeast Includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont In terms of teacher salaries, the Northeast is the top region in the entire country. This region features...Read more
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