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Average Teaching Salaries by State: 2007-2008

Average Teaching Salaries by State: 2007-2008

NEA Research

Wondering what states in the U.S. pay their teachers the most? The latest average teaching salaries for each state has just been released from NEA. All 50 states (and the District of Columbia) are listed in order of their average teaching salaries for the most recent school year. To see an alphabetical list and to compare these salaries with the previous years, click here.






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Average Salaries 2007-2008
1. California $64,424
2. New York $62,332
3. Connecticut $61,976
4. New Jersey $61,277
5. Dist. Columbia $60,628
6. Illinois $60,474
7. Massachusetts $60,471
8. Maryland $60,069
9. Rhode Island $57,168
10. Alaska $56,758
11. Michigan $56,096
12. Delaware $55,994
13. Pennsylvania $55,833
14. Ohio $53,410
15. Hawaii $53,400
16. Wyoming $53,074
17. Oregon $51,811
18. Georgia $51,560
19. Minnesota $50,582
20. Washington $49,884
21. Wisconsin $49,051
22. Indiana $48,508
23. Nevada $47,710
24. N. Hampshire $47,609
25. North Carolina $47,354
26. Colorado $47,248
27. Kentucky $47,207
28. Louisiana $46,964
29. Florida $46,930
30. Virgina $46,796
31. Iowa $46,664
32. Alabama $46,604
33. Vermont $46,593
34. Texas $46,179
35. Arkansas $45,773
36. Arizona $45,772
37. South Carolina $45,758
38. Kansas $45,136
39. New Mexico $45,112
40. Tennessee $45,030
41. Idaho $45,099
42. Oklahoma $43,551
43. Maine $43,397
44. Missouri $43,206
45. Nebraska $42,885
46. Montana $42,874
47. West Virginia $42,529
48. Mississippi $42,403
49. Utah $41,615
50. North Dakota $40,279
51. South Dakota $36,674



Source: NEA Research.

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