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Table 211.60. Estimated average annual salary of teachers in public elementary and secondary schools, by state: Selected years, 1969-70 through 2013-14
State Current dollars Constant 2013-14 dollars1
1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1999-2000 2009-10 2012-13 2013-14 1969-70 1979-80 1989-90 1999-2000 2009-10 2012-13 2013-14 Percent change, 1999-2000 to
2013-14
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
United States $8,626 $15,970 $31,367 $41,807 $55,202 $56,103 $56,689 $53,655 $48,335 $58,044 $58,025 $59,845 $56,979 $56,689 -2.3
Alabama 6,818 13,060 24,828 36,689 47,571 47,949 48,413 42,409 39,528 45,944 50,922 51,572 48,698 48,413 -4.9
Alaska 10,560 27,210 43,153 46,462 59,672 65,468 66,739 65,685 82,354 79,854 64,486 64,691 66,491 66,739 3.5
Arizona 8,711 15,054 29,402 36,902 46,952 49,885 51,109 54,184 45,563 54,408 51,218 50,901 50,664 51,109 -0.2
Arkansas 6,307 12,299 22,352 33,386 46,700 46,631 46,950 39,230 37,224 41,362 46,338 50,628 47,359 46,950 1.3
California 10,315 18,020 37,998 47,680 68,203 69,324 70,126 64,161 54,540 70,315 66,177 73,940 70,407 70,126 6.0
                               
Colorado 7,761 16,205 30,758 38,163 49,202 49,844 50,651 48,275 49,046 56,917 52,968 53,341 50,623 50,651 -4.4
Connecticut 9,262 16,229 40,461 51,780 64,350 69,397 70,584 57,611 49,119 74,873 71,867 69,763 70,481 70,584 -1.8
Delaware 9,015 16,148 33,377 44,435 57,080 59,679 60,571 56,075 48,874 61,764 61,673 61,881 60,611 60,571 -1.8
District of                              
Columbia 10,285 22,190 38,402 47,076 64,548 70,906 73,162 63,974 67,161 71,063 65,338 69,978 72,014 73,162 12.0
Florida 8,412 14,149 28,803 36,722 46,708 46,598 46,691 52,324 42,824 53,300 50,968 50,637 47,326 46,691 -8.4
                               
Georgia 7,276 13,853 28,006 41,023 53,112 52,880 52,924 45,258 41,928 51,825 56,937 57,580 53,706 52,924 -7.0
Hawaii 9,453 19,920 32,047 40,578 55,063 54,300 56,291 58,799 60,290 59,303 56,320 59,695 55,148 56,291 -0.1
Idaho 6,890 13,611 23,861 35,547 46,283 49,734 50,945 42,857 41,195 44,155 49,337 50,176 50,511 50,945 3.3
Illinois 9,569 17,601 32,794 46,486 62,077 59,113 60,124 59,521 53,271 60,685 64,520 67,299 60,036 60,124 -6.8
Indiana 8,833 15,599 30,902 41,850 49,986 50,065 50,644 54,943 47,212 57,184 58,085 54,191 50,847 50,644 -12.8
                               
Iowa 8,355 15,203 26,747 35,678 49,626 50,946 51,662 51,969 46,014 49,495 49,519 53,800 51,742 51,662 4.3
Kansas 7,612 13,690 28,744 34,981 46,657 47,464 48,221 47,348 41,434 53,190 48,551 50,582 48,205 48,221 -0.7
Kentucky 6,953 14,520 26,292 36,380 49,543 50,203 50,705 43,249 43,946 48,653 50,493 53,710 50,987 50,705 0.4
Louisiana 7,028 13,760 24,300 33,109 48,903 51,381 52,259 43,715 41,646 44,967 45,953 53,017 52,184 52,259 13.7
Maine 7,572 13,071 26,881 35,561 46,106 48,430 49,232 47,099 39,561 49,743 49,356 49,984 49,186 49,232 -0.3
                               
Maryland 9,383 17,558 36,319 44,048 63,971 64,248 64,868 58,364 53,141 67,208 61,136 69,352 65,252 64,868 6.1
Massachusetts 8,764 17,253 34,712 46,580 69,273 72,334 73,736 54,513 52,218 64,234 64,650 75,100 73,464 73,736 14.1
Michigan 9,826 19,663 37,072 49,044 57,958 61,560 61,866 61,119 59,512 68,601 68,070 62,833 62,522 61,866 -9.1
Minnesota 8,658 15,912 32,190 39,802 52,431 56,268 57,230 53,854 48,159 59,567 55,243 56,841 57,147 57,230 3.6
Mississippi 5,798 11,850 24,292 31,857 45,644 41,814 42,187 36,064 35,865 44,952 44,215 49,483 42,467 42,187 -4.6
                               
Missouri 7,799 13,682 27,094 35,656 45,317 47,517 48,329 48,511 41,410 50,137 49,488 49,129 48,259 48,329 -2.3
Montana 7,606 14,537 25,081 32,121 45,759 48,855 49,893 47,310 43,998 46,412 44,582 49,608 49,618 49,893 11.9
Nebraska 7,375 13,516 25,522 33,237 46,227 48,997 49,545 45,874 40,908 47,228 46,131 50,115 49,762 49,545 7.4
Nevada 9,215 16,295 30,590 39,390 51,524 55,957 57,391 57,319 49,319 56,606 54,671 55,858 56,831 57,391 5.0
New Hampshire 7,771 13,017 28,986 37,734 51,443 55,599 57,057 48,337 39,397 53,638 52,372 55,770 56,467 57,057 8.9
                               
New Jersey 9,130 17,161 35,676 52,015 65,130 68,797 70,060 56,790 51,940 66,018 72,193 70,608 69,872 70,060 -3.0
New Mexico 7,796 14,887 24,756 32,554 46,258 45,453 45,727 48,492 45,057 45,811 45,183 50,149 46,163 45,727 1.2
New York 10,336 19,812 38,925 51,020 71,633 75,279 76,566 64,291 59,963 72,030 70,812 77,658 76,455 76,566 8.1
North Carolina 7,494 14,117 27,883 39,404 46,850 45,737 45,355 46,614 42,727 51,597 54,690 50,791 46,451 45,355 -17.1
North Dakota 6,696 13,263 23,016 29,863 42,964 47,344 48,666 41,650 40,142 42,591 41,448 46,578 48,083 48,666 17.4
                               
Ohio 8,300 15,269 31,218 41,436 55,958 56,307 57,270 51,627 46,213 57,769 57,510 60,665 57,186 57,270 -0.4
Oklahoma 6,882 13,107 23,070 31,298 47,691 44,373 44,277 42,807 39,670 42,691 43,440 51,703 45,066 44,277 1.9
Oregon 8,818 16,266 30,840 42,336 55,224 57,612 58,597 54,849 49,231 57,069 58,760 59,869 58,512 58,597 -0.3
Pennsylvania 8,858 16,515 33,338 48,321 59,156 62,994 64,072 55,098 49,984 61,692 67,066 64,132 63,978 64,072 -4.5
Rhode Island 8,776 18,002 36,057 47,041 59,686 63,474 64,696 54,588 54,485 66,723 65,290 64,707 64,465 64,696 -0.9
                               
South Carolina 6,927 13,063 27,217 36,081 47,508 48,375 48,425 43,087 39,537 50,365 50,078 51,504 49,131 48,425 -3.3
South Dakota 6,403 12,348 21,300 29,071 38,837 39,018 40,023 39,828 37,373 39,415 40,349 42,104 39,627 40,023 -0.8
Tennessee 7,050 13,972 27,052 36,328 46,290 47,563 48,049 43,852 42,288 50,059 50,421 50,184 48,306 48,049 -4.7
Texas 7,255 14,132 27,496 37,567 48,261 48,819 49,270 45,127 42,772 50,881 52,141 52,321 49,582 49,270 -5.5
Utah 7,644 14,909 23,686 34,946 45,885 49,393 50,659 47,547 45,124 43,831 48,503 49,745 50,164 50,659 4.4
                               
Vermont 7,968 12,484 29,012 37,758 49,084 52,526 53,656 49,562 37,784 53,686 52,406 53,213 53,346 53,656 2.4
Virginia 8,070 14,060 30,938 38,744 50,015 48,670 49,233 50,197 42,554 57,250 53,774 54,222 49,430 49,233 -8.4
Washington 9,225 18,820 30,457 41,043 53,003 52,234 52,236 57,381 56,961 56,360 56,965 57,461 53,050 52,236 -8.3
West Virginia 7,650 13,710 22,842 35,009 45,959 45,453 45,583 47,584 41,495 42,269 48,590 49,825 46,163 45,583 -6.2
Wisconsin 8,963 16,006 31,921 41,153 51,264 53,797 54,717 55,751 48,444 59,069 57,118 55,576 54,637 54,717 -4.2
Wyoming 8,232 16,012 28,141 34,127 55,861 56,775 57,910 51,204 48,462 52,075 47,366 60,560 57,662 57,910 22.3
1 Constant dollars based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI), prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, adjusted to a school-year basis. The CPI does not account for differences in inflation rates from state to state.
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Standard errors are not available for these estimates, which are based on state reports.
SOURCE: National Education Association, Estimates of School Statistics, 1969-70 through 2013-14. (This table was prepared August 2014.)

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