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Education in States and Nations: 1991

(ESN)Table 35b: Average annual primary and secondary school teacher salary, average number of years of teaching experience, and the ratio of average annual teacher salary to gross state product per capita, by state: School year 1991-92

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                    Average      Average years             Ratio of average
                    teacher        of teaching            teacher salary to
State                salary         experience               GSP per capita
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Alabama              $26,954                14                       1.42
Alaska                43,800                13                       1.10
Arizona               31,176                13                       1.64
Arkansas              27,168                12                       1.46
California            40,425                16                       1.62
Colorado              33,072                14                       1.44
Connecticut           47,510                16                       1.66
Delaware              34,548                16                       1.42
District of Columbia  39,673                19                       0.52
Florida               31,070                14                       1.65
Georgia               29,539                13                       1.36
Hawaii                34,488                17                       1.27
Idaho                 26,345                13                       1.42
Illinois              36,528                16                       1.50
Indiana               34,247                15                       1.61
Iowa                  29,196                16                       1.32
Kansas                29,101                14                       1.31
Kentucky              30,880                15                       1.51
Louisiana             26,411                14                       1.24
Maine                 30,097                14                       1.52
Maryland              39,073                16                       1.83
Massachusetts         37,256                16                       1.47
Michigan              40,700                17                       1.94
Minnesota             33,700                16                       1.41
Mississippi           24,368                14                       1.47
Missouri              28,923                14                       1.35
Montana               27,590                14                       1.47
Nebraska              27,231                14                       1.21
Nevada                36,989                14                       1.49
New Hampshire         33,170                13                       1.46
New Jersey            41,027                16                       1.49
New Mexico            26,244                14                       1.39
New York              43,335                16                       1.68
North Carolina        29,334                14                       1.36
North Dakota          24,495                13                       1.14
Ohio                  33,198                15                       1.59
Oklahoma              26,514                12                       1.44
Oregon                34,101                14                       1.66
Pennsylvania          38,715                17                       1.84
Rhode Island          39,367                18                       2.08
South Carolina        28,209                13                       1.49
South Dakota          23,291                13                       1.20
Tennessee             28,621                14                       1.35
Texas                 29,719                12                       1.30
Utah                  26,524                12                       1.42
Vermont               33,200                14                       1.55
Virginia              32,243                14                       1.40
Washington            34,880                15                       1.54
West Virginia         27,366                14                       1.58
Wisconsin             35,227                16                       1.64
Wyoming               30,425                14                       1.13
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SOURCE: The American Federation of Teachers, Research Department, Survey and Analysis of Salary Trends, 1993, Table IV-6; How U.S. Teachers Measure Up Internationally, 1993.



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