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Table 23.  Average base salary and earnings from salary supplements during the current school year for regular full-time private school teachers, by affiliation stratum: 2003–04

Affiliation stratum Average academic year base teaching salary of regular full-time teachers   Salary Supplements  
Extracurricular activities in same school   Other school sources (merit pay bonus, state supplement, other)   Job outside the school  
Percent   Average amount   Percent   Average amount   Percent   Average amount  
All private schools  $31,700   23.1   $2,400   6.0   $1,800   20.4   $5,400  
                             
Catholic- Parochial  30,200   18.3   1,900   3.1   1,700   17.1   4,600  
Catholic- Diocesan  31,600   28.7   2,300   5.9   2,800   21.2   5,400  
Catholic- Private  37,300   49.5   2,300   7.3   1,400 ! 26.6   4,900  
Amish  11,200   4.8 ! 2,400   1.6 ! 5,100   16.9 ! 3,000  
Assembly of God  23,300   14.5   2,700   7.3   600 ! 26.9   8,800  
Baptist  20,100   18.1   3,500   7.1   900 ! 22.0   4,800  
Episcopal  38,100   27.2   1,600   10.1   2,400 ! 24.4   5,700  
Jewish  35,800   14.2   4,100   5.3   1,400   26.4   11,200  
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  29,600   28.9   1,600   5.3 ! 1,800   14.7   2,700  
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  31,500   9.4   4,400   0.7 ! 2,000   10.0   2,300  
Mennonite  19,900   16.2 ! 2,000   3.8 ! 1,100   17.9 ! 2,700 !
Pentecostal  18,500   7.4 ! 1,900   3.5 ! 1,900 ! 21.6   4,900 !
Seventh-Day Adventist  36,700   4.8   1,200   2.6 ! 1,100 ! 13.7   1,600  
Other Religious  25,800   18.1   2,600   5.6   2,000   17.3   6,200  
Nonsectarian- Regular  38,300   27.6   2,700   8.0   1,200   21.5   5,000  
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  34,400   16.4   1,900   6.8   3,200   22.3   5,700  
Nonsectarian- Special Education  34,100   14.7   1,900   7.5   1,400   21.4   4,200  
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 50 percent or more of the estimate's value.
NOTE: A regular full-time teacher is any teacher whose primary position in a school is not an itinerant teacher, a long-term substitute, a short-term substitute, a student teacher, a teacher aide, an administrator, a library media specialist or librarian, another type of professional staff (e.g., counselor, curriculum coordinator, social worker) or support staff (e.g., secretary), or a part-time teacher.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, Private School Teacher Data File, 2003–04.

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