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Table 33.  Percentage of private schools that had salary schedules for teachers and among those that had salary schedules, the average yearly base teacher salary, by various levels of degrees and experience, and affiliation stratum: 2003–04

    Among private schools that had salary schedules, average yearly base teacher salary for:
Affiliation stratum Percent with salary schedules for teachers Bachelor's degree and no teaching experience Bachelor's degree and 10 years of teaching experience Master's degree1 and no teaching experience Master's degree2and 10 years of teaching experience Highest possible step on the salary schedule
All private schools  61.1 $23,300 $29,200 $26,300 $32,300 $39,300
             
Catholic- Parochial  94.6 23,500 28,600 25,900 31,500 40,400
Catholic- Diocesan  92.8 24,000 29,700 26,400 32,300 41,600
Catholic- Private  73.8 26,400 33,100 28,600 36,300 47,900
Amish  18.8 16,400 23,500 21,100 25,500 25,300
Assembly of God  49.1 18,600 22,600 20,900 25,400 27,900
Baptist  46.5 18,000 21,500 21,800 25,400 28,900
Episcopal  41.0 25,000 31,400 28,100 33,800 42,400
Jewish  37.0 26,200 33,100 27,600 35,500 48,400
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  83.8 22,800 28,800 26,200 32,500 41,700
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  82.0 25,800 31,400 28,300 33,000 42,000
Mennonite  45.3 18,500 24,300 21,800 27,400 28,400
Pentecostal  27.3 19,600 22,800 22,000 26,500 27,800
Seventh-Day Adventist  84.7 27,600 32,800 31,200 35,700 40,600
Other Religious  50.1 20,000 25,400 22,800 28,200 32,600
Nonsectarian- Regular  42.6 25,500 35,200 29,900 37,700 44,200
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  42.4 25,900 31,500 30,400 36,200 41,600
Nonsectarian- Special Education  49.1 28,600 37,300 32,100 41,400 47,600
1 A teacher with a master's degree or its equivalent in credit hours beyond a bachelor's degree.
2 A teacher with a master's degree or its equivalent in credit hours.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, Private School Data File, 2003–04.

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