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Step 4: Salary & Benefits Guide for Teachers

Step 4: Salary & Benefits Guide for Teachers

Jill Hare | Teaching

You may already be very aware that teachers don’t earn as much as their educated counterparts in other professions, but knowing what salary and benefits package comes with teaching can be an important step in planning your future. Teaching has gathered numerous resources that will help you know what to expect.

Being a teacher is not a high paying job. Don’t look to make a salary based on your education, but do look for a salary based on your experience. Most public schools pay based on years of service and degree. A fifth year teacher with a masters will make more that a first year teacher with bachelors. Use Teaching Salary Calculator to figure out how much you’re worth.

Private schools hold discretion to pay their faculty on merit or experience. Ask your school if they distribute your salary over the course of the school year or over the calendar year. This will help you plan your finances and know what to expect come your first pay period.

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