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10 Highest Paying States for Teachers

Jill Hare |


No one gets into teaching for the high pay, but some areas of the U.S. are known for rewarding their teachers with higher salaries. In this economy, salary may influence you as you decide where you want to teach.

These 10 states offer a variety of places to teach, from urban to rural districts, well-known for their high regard of the education profession. If you’re looking for a teaching job, you may want to explore one of these 10 high-paying markets to find a home for your teaching career.

Keep in the mind that to teach in a public school in the U.S., you’ll need to have a Bachelor’s degree at minimum. Teaching is becoming a more competitive field, so increase your chances of getting the job you want with an advanced degree.

Continue reading on the next page to find out the 10 highest paying states for teachers.

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