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Table 5. Number and percentage of public school teachers who are regular full-time teachers and average number of hours per week that regular full-time teachers spent on selected activities during a typical full week, by state: 2011–12


          Average hours per week  
State Number of regular full-time teachers1   Percent of teachers who are regular full-time teachers1   Required to work to receive base pay during a typical full week   Paid to deliver instruction to a class of students2   Total hours spent on all teaching and other school-related activities during a typical full week3  
United States 3,139,200   92.7   37.9   30.8   52.2  
                     
Alabama 41,600   92.4   38.5   32.9   51.0  
Alaska 6,800   89.9   38.9   31.0   53.8  
Arizona 56,700   91.9   39.0   31.6   53.9  
Arkansas 36,700   97.4   38.7   31.8   52.4  
California 258,200   90.5   36.4   30.3   51.4  
                     
Colorado 50,200   89.8   39.2   30.5   54.5  
Connecticut 40,100   89.4   36.4   28.7   51.4  
Delaware 8,800   94.4   38.2   31.1   53.4  
District of Columbia          
Florida          
                     
Georgia 119,200   96.6   39.5   31.9   53.9  
Hawaii          
Idaho 14,700   90.1   38.8   30.6   52.1  
Illinois 132,400   94.0   36.7   29.0   52.7  
Indiana 60,200   94.2   37.4   30.7   52.7  
                     
Iowa 33,200   91.9   39.5   30.8   53.5  
Kansas 32,900   90.4   39.3   31.5   53.2  
Kentucky 43,600   93.2   38.2   31.9   52.6  
Louisiana 42,900   96.2   38.2   32.3   51.9  
Maine 15,600   85.2   36.7   29.8   50.5  
                     
Maryland          
Massachusetts 71,500   90.2   35.8   28.9   50.5  
Michigan 87,900   90.8   36.6   30.9   53.1  
Minnesota 53,200   85.5   39.1   30.0   53.2  
Mississippi 36,000   95.7   39.2   33.1   51.3  
                     
Missouri 62,900   91.5   38.1   30.9   52.3  
Montana 10,900   87.9   39.2   31.5   52.5  
Nebraska 21,900   91.8   39.1   32.0   53.6  
Nevada 23,700   94.0   36.4   29.3   50.1  
New Hampshire 13,900   88.3   37.5   28.6   51.7  
                     
New Jersey 119,400   95.4   36.4   29.0   50.3  
New Mexico 20,500   94.2   38.2   32.2   52.3  
New York 219,300   90.8   36.7   29.4   50.0  
North Carolina 95,500   91.6   38.8   31.4   52.9  
North Dakota 8,800   85.7   39.3   30.6   52.1  
                     
Ohio 116,600   95.5   37.0   30.0   51.1  
Oklahoma 42,200   91.5   37.9   31.3   52.4  
Oregon 25,900   81.4   39.5   30.3   53.2  
Pennsylvania 136,300   91.7   37.8   30.0   51.0  
Rhode Island          
                     
South Carolina 46,900   90.6   38.7   30.5   53.6  
South Dakota 10,000   92.5   39.4   31.6   53.0  
Tennessee 74,100   96.8   38.5   31.0   52.7  
Texas 341,300   97.3   39.5   32.7   53.8  
Utah 25,500   91.1   38.4   31.1   52.0  
                     
Vermont 7,500   80.2   37.7   29.3   51.9  
Virginia 82,100   92.7   37.4   29.8   51.9  
Washington 48,600   87.7   37.2   30.0   52.6  
West Virginia 21,900   90.5   38.7   31.7   52.7  
Wisconsin 59,200   88.6   39.5   30.7   53.6  
Wyoming 7,900   93.0   38.7   31.9   51.4  
‡ Reporting standards not met. The response rate is below 50 percent.
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 part-time teacher.
2 Hours paid to deliver instruction to a class of students in this school is a portion of hours per week required to work for regular base pay.
3 Includes hours spent during the school day, before and after school, and on weekends.
NOTE: Detail may not sum totals because of rounding and because some data are not shown.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Teacher Data File," 2011–12.


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