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Status of Education in Rural America
NCES 2007-040
June 2007


Figure 3.10

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



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

1 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 (NCES 2006-321).
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, "Teacher Questionnaire," 2003–04.
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