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

Affiliation 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  
All private schools  79.0   $36,300   $38,200   28.1   $2,700     8.1   $1,900     19.5   $5,900  
                                         
Catholic- Parochial  82.0   33,800   35,200   23.0   2,900     5.1   2,500 !   13.7   4,300  
Catholic- Diocesan  81.5   36,300   38,100   30.8   2,400     6.7   1,900     19.8   4,900  
Catholic- Private  85.0   43,900   47,400   53.0   2,800     4.7 ! 3,400 !   23.5   7,900  
Baptist  79.8   26,300   28,600   27.5   2,900 !   8.2   700 !   23.9   6,400  
Jewish  57.8   43,600   48,600   23.3   3,700     18.1   3,300 !   27.0   13,300 !
                                         
Lutheran  77.7   32,600   33,300   21.9   1,500     5.7   1,100 !   16.8   2,800  
Seventh-Day Adventist  83.3   42,700   44,000   5.9 !       500 !   18.2   5,100 !
Other Religious  78.5   30,700   32,400   23.7   2,700     8.8   1,400     19.8   5,200  
Nonsectarian- Regular  78.0   43,800   45,700   34.3   2,700     9.4   2,100     18.0   5,800  
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  76.0   35,400   37,300   20.0   2,600     6.5   1,000     22.6   5,600  
Nonsectarian- Special Education  91.8   41,300   42,700   16.3   2,600     13.1   1,300     17.9   4,800  
! 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), "Private School Teacher Data File," 2007-08.


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