Average base salary for full-time teachers in public elementary and secondary schools adjusted for geographic cost differences, by locale and highest degree earned: 2003–04
Includes certificate of advanced graduate studies.
NOTE: NCES's Comparable Wage Index (CWI) was used to adjust for geographic cost differences. For more details on the CWI, see A Comparable Wage Approach to Geographic Cost Adjustment
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, "Teacher Questionnaire," 2003–04.