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2020 Education: Teacher Pay

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.
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EDUCATION                           

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