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Table 35.-Estimated average annual salaries of classroom teachers in public elementary and secondary schools, with alternative projections: 1985-86 to 2010-11
Year ending Constant 1999-2000 dollars1 Current dollars
1986 $39,204 $25,199
1987 40,431 26,569
1988 40,959 28,034
1989 41,306 29,564
1990 41,824 31,367
1991 41,817 33,084
1992 41,724 34,063
1993 41,611 35,029
1994 41,366 35,737
1995 41,274 36,675
1996 41,235 37,642
1997 40,985 38,477
1998 41,247 39,417
1999 41,753 40,580
2000 41,724 41,724
2001 41,626 42,898
  Middle alternative projections
2002 41,062 43,166
2003 41,342 44,165
2004 41,815 45,436
2005 42,109 46,629
2006 42,387 (2)
2007 42,669 (2)
2008 42,748 (2)
2009 42,783 (2)
2010 42,911 (2)
2011 43,216 (2)
  Low alternative projections
2002 40,950 43,033
2003 41,098 43,881
2004 41,509 45,112
2005 41,815 46,339
2006 42,056 (2)
2007 42,240 (2)
2008 42,227 (2)
2009 42,200 (2)
2010 42,277 (2)
2011 42,535 (2)
  High alternative projections
2002 41,489 43,622
2003 41,776 44,801
2004 42,277 46,271
2005 42,534 47,493
2006 42,777 (2)
2007 43,106 (2)
2008 43,232 (2)
2009 43,324 (2)
2010 43,539 (2)
2011 43,954 (2)
1Based on the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.
2Projections in current dollars are not shown after 2005 due to the uncertain behavior of inflation over the long term.
NOTE: Calculations were made using unrounded numbers. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Mean absolute percentage errors of selected education statistics can be found in table A2.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Elementary and Secondary Teacher Salary Model; and National Education Association, Estimates of School Statistics. (Latest edition 2001. Copyright 2001 by the National Education Association. All rights reserved.) (This table was prepared June 2001.)

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