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Table 7. Percentage of regular full-time public school teachers, average base salary and earnings from salary supplements during the current school year for regular full-time school teachers, by state: 2007-08

State Percent of teachers who are regular full-time teachers1 Average annual base teaching salary of regular full-time teachers1 Average annual earnings from all sources2 Salary supplements
Extracurricular activities in same school system Other school sources (merit pay bonus, state supplement, other) Job outside the school system  
Percent Average amount Percent Average amount Percent Average amount
United States  91.5   $49,600   $51,900   43.7   $2,600     16.1   $2,030     16.3   $5,300  
                                         
Alabama  92.2   43,800   45,800   33.1   3,100     9.1   1,670     12.6   6,000  
Alaska  89.1   55,000   57,200   49.7   2,200     11.7   1,680 !   17.2   6,200  
Arizona  91.9   40,400   43,900   47.6   2,600     48.5   2,740     18.2   5,100  
Arkansas  93.1   42,200   44,300   36.2   2,900     12.4   1,870     12.5   7,000  
California  91.9   60,600   62,800   46.2   2,600     6.5   2,290     12.6   6,800  
                                         
Colorado  87.0   45,000   47,300   51.8   2,200     12.4   1,110     18.6   5,300  
Connecticut  88.4   61,900   63,800   37.3   2,200     5.6 ! 1,460 !   16.8   5,700  
Delaware  96.9   53,100   54,900   44.5   1,700     11.5   1,490     19.3   4,900  
District of Columbia  88.5   61,500   63,900   40.7   2,500     7.8   1,320     20.1   6,300  
Florida  95.7   44,400   47,700   43.9   2,200     43.7   2,000     17.1   8,600  
                                         
Georgia  91.9   48,400   50,400   35.9   2,700     14.8   2,170     14.1   4,700  
Hawaii  94.8   48,300   49,600   16.5       8.2   1,880     18.0   5,000 !
Idaho  88.4   42,200   44,300   42.4   2,600     4.3   1,050     19.1   4,900  
Illinois  89.9   53,000   55,300   53.9   3,000     6.2   2,070     14.0   4,600  
Indiana  92.3   46,700   48,600   48.9   1,900     6.4       17.8   3,900  
                                         
Iowa  90.3   39,100   42,100   42.9   2,800     52.1   2,230     19.6   3,600  
Kansas  86.9   41,300   43,900   51.9   3,000     10.5   1,270     18.5   5,400  
Kentucky  90.5   44,800   46,400   40.4   2,200     5.4 ! 2,210     12.4   4,300  
Louisiana  95.2   41,200   43,400   36.1   2,100     29.2   2,450     14.2   6,400  
Maine  86.7   41,400   43,400   47.9   2,300     4.5       22.6   3,900  
                                         
Maryland  87.6   55,600   57,600   41.3   2,000     11.8   1,960     18.3   4,900  
Massachusetts  85.9   56,700   59,300   37.8   2,900     8.3   1,260     22.2   6,200  
Michigan  89.2   57,400   59,400   40.2   2,900     7.0   1,510     17.0   4,800  
Minnesota  82.9   49,800   52,200   50.8   2,900     16.6   1,580     17.3   4,100  
Mississippi  95.4   39,800   41,400   20.6   3,400     8.0   2,610     15.0   4,900  
                                         
Missouri  91.8   40,600   43,400   48.2   2,500     20.3   3,420     17.7   5,000  
Montana  85.9   39,400   41,400   44.7   2,800     6.2   1,640 !   21.1   3,100  
Nebraska  85.6   37,100   39,500   55.3   2,800     10.2   1,110     18.9   3,900  
Nevada  93.3   46,300   48,100   40.3   2,200     10.4   1,430     15.7   4,900  
New Hampshire  88.3   47,600   49,500   42.3   2,200     9.6   1,120     22.1   4,100  
                                         
New Jersey  86.8   58,100   60,700   52.0   3,400     4.9   2,440     19.0   4,000  
New Mexico  94.5   43,200   45,300   38.9   2,300     11.7   2,090     15.3   6,100  
New York  93.3   63,200   65,200   46.3   2,800     4.4   1,150     14.8   5,100  
North Carolina  92.6   39,700   42,300   29.0   2,000     62.5   1,900     19.5   4,400  
North Dakota  81.9   37,400   40,100   50.4   2,900     5.7 ! 840     22.6   5,300  
                                         
Ohio  94.1   51,300   53,500   48.9   2,500     9.3       17.6   4,800  
Oklahoma  92.6   37,300   39,700   45.8   2,700     12.5   2,100     18.7   4,900  
Oregon  88.6   48,000   49,800   44.2   2,600     4.3   970     15.0   3,700  
Pennsylvania  88.7   55,900   57,900   43.8   2,600     5.6 ! 950     16.2   5,000  
Rhode Island  87.8   61,200   62,800   30.3   1,800     12.3   2,480     19.2   4,000  
                                         
South Carolina  93.6   42,900   45,100   37.1   2,500     19.2   3,570     17.2   3,800  
South Dakota  89.8   34,600   36,600   52.2   2,200     23.7   890     20.5   3,300  
Tennessee  94.0   41,000   43,600   34.8   2,200     23.3   1,280     18.4   8,000  
Texas  96.6   44,300   46,600   43.9   2,700     23.4   1,710     14.7   4,800  
Utah  86.3   41,900   44,700   39.1   2,000     43.5   1,780     22.1   5,800  
                                         
Vermont  82.4   47,700   49,200   40.4   1,800     6.1 ! 1,330 !   21.4   3,300  
Virginia  92.6   46,700   48,700   40.1   2,000     9.8   1,700     16.6   6,000  
Washington  86.3   49,800   53,300   53.5   3,100     23.2   4,410     16.0   5,400  
West Virginia  92.5   39,500   40,900   41.2   1,900     16.4   1,040     13.3   3,700  
Wisconsin  88.9   47,200   49,100   45.6   2,700     5.2   1,480     16.8   3,900  
Wyoming  88.1   48,900   52,200   55.2   3,800     12.1   2,110 !   17.1   5,000  
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's value.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 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.
2 Average annual earnings from all sources is defined as the weighted mean of all income sources during the school year for all regular full-time teachers.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Teacher Data File," 2007-08.


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