WHAT IT IS
- A salary is a yearly fixed payment for services (a job). [Merriam-Webster]
- Educators in America have historically low salaries, compared to other U.S. jobs and salaries in other countries. [TIME]
- 2017-2018 average salary: $39,249 [National Education Association]
- Each state provides different salaries. See a state by state breakdown here.
- Recent years have seen historic teacher strikes with educators demanding higher pay.