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6 High Paying Cities for K-12 Teachers

6 High Paying Cities for K-12 Teachers

What cities pay teachers well? Read and find out.

Jill Hare | Teaching

6 High Paying US Cities

Teachers don’t get into teaching because of the great salaries, but earning more each paycheck can’t hurt.

1. Los Angeles

Starting Salary with Bachelor’s Degree: $49,497

Starting Salary with Master’s Degree $55,124

About Los Angels Unified School District:

A major priority in the District is to have a fully certified /licensed teacher in every classroom. The District seeks qualified candidates who are innovative, enthusiastic, and are looking for the opportunity to make a difference. Mathematics, Science and special education are a priority for the District. The District is accepting applications for all subjects.

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2. New York City

Starting Salary with Bachelor’s Degree: $43,436

Starting Salary with Master’s Degree: $48,747

About New York City Public Schools:

Almost 135,000 people work full-time in New York City’s public school system — gifted teachers, principals, administrators, counselors, secretaries, paraprofessionals, custodians, and many, many more. Our shared mission is to provide the 1.1 million students we serve with the kind of education that will give them the tools to thrive in college and careers, and to contribute to their communities.

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