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Table 6. Among regular full-time public school teachers, average base salary and earnings from all sources, percentage of teachers with earnings from various salary supplements, and among those teachers, the average amount earned from the supplement during the current school year, by state: 2011–12


          Salary supplements  
          Extracurricular or additional activities in same school system   Additional compensation based on students' performance   Other school system sources (state supplement, etc)   Job outside the school system  
State Average base teaching salary of regular full-time teachers   Average school year earnings from all sources1   Percent of teachers   Average amount   Percent of teachers   Average amount   Percent of teachers   Average amount   Percent of teachers   Average amount  
United States 53,100   55,100   41.8   2,500   4.4   1,400   7.9   2,100   16.1   4,800  
                                         
Alabama 46,000   47,600   26.7   2,700   0.7 ! 1,900 ! 5.2   2,400 ! 16.5   4,400  
Alaska 61,600   63,700   51.1   2,300     600   4.0 ! 2,400   15.6   5,200  
Arizona 40,200   43,300   42.8   2,300   40.4   2,000   16.4   1,900   15.9   6,200  
Arkansas 44,300   46,200   39.9   2,600     1,900   6.2   4,100   12.3   5,000  
California 64,600   66,300   38.3   2,400   0.5 ! 1,900   4.1   1,200   12.0   5,900  
                                         
Colorado 48,600   50,800   62.0   2,000   10.8   1,400 ! 3.9 ! 1,400 ! 21.5   3,900  
Connecticut 66,700   68,500   41.3   2,500     1,800   1.9 !   16.5   4,000  
Delaware 54,800   56,600   45.1   1,900       2.3 ! 4,500 ! 18.5   3,900  
District of Columbia                    
Florida                    
                                         
Georgia 50,200   52,000   34.4   2,600       13.2   2,400   12.9   4,600  
Hawaii                    
Idaho 41,900   43,800   45.3   2,100   15.6   800   4.7   1,500   20.4   4,000  
Illinois 58,500   60,800   51.4   3,400       3.6 ! 1,300 ! 13.9   4,400  
Indiana 49,600   51,600   42.6   2,300   0.6 ! 400 ! 3.1 ! 1,500 ! 17.7   5,400  
                                         
Iowa 45,200   47,900   43.5   3,100     5,700   23.1   3,400   16.4   3,400  
Kansas 43,100   46,000   55.6   2,700     1,500 ! 3.8   1,100   23.4   6,300 !
Kentucky 48,600   50,500   38.6   2,500     1,500   5.8   2,100   14.1   5,000  
Louisiana 44,600   46,500   31.1   2,200   4.2 ! 1,900   9.6   2,700   12.0   7,000  
Maine 46,600   48,800   47.7   2,400     1,000 ! 5.2   3,400 ! 25.9   3,100  
                                         
Maryland                    
Massachusetts 62,000   63,900   37.8   2,400       3.2 ! 1,400   20.6   4,500  
Michigan 59,100   61,100   44.9   2,200   8.6   400   2.1 ! 1,300 ! 19.0   5,000  
Minnesota 53,200   55,700   50.0   2,800   18.3   1,300   4.8     19.8   3,800  
Mississippi 39,000   40,700   20.0   3,600   1.4 !   6.0   3,000 ! 12.7   6,600  
                                         
Missouri 43,800   45,800   54.5   2,300     1,200 ! 5.4   1,500   16.7   4,200  
Montana 42,500   44,500   48.2   2,600       3.2 ! 800 ! 23.1   3,100  
Nebraska 43,300   46,000   52.8   2,900     400 ! 2.4   2,800 ! 21.0   5,000  
Nevada 51,300   53,300   44.5   2,100       11.8 ! 1,600 ! 17.8   4,700  
New Hampshire 52,100   53,800   52.8   1,600     1,000   4.6   1,300   18.4   4,300  
                                         
New Jersey 65,100   67,900   44.4   3,600     6,700   3.2   2,300   18.7   5,600  
New Mexico 44,800   46,400   42.8   2,200   0.6 ! 800   5.6 ! 3,400   11.7   4,200  
New York 73,400   75,700   42.5   3,100     1,900 ! 2.7   2,800 ! 16.6   5,200  
North Carolina 39,600   42,300   28.3   1,500     2,200 ! 54.0   1,800   24.0   5,000 !
North Dakota 44,400   47,400   56.0   2,700       2.7 ! 3,200 ! 21.7   6,100 !
                                         
Ohio 54,500   56,400   41.9   2,600   3.3   1,200   3.1   1,800 ! 15.2   4,300  
Oklahoma 37,400   40,000   47.3   2,700     1,400   6.0   3,200   17.7   5,900  
Oregon 51,800   53,200   34.7   2,500   0.6 ! 1,000 ! 0.9 !   11.2   4,600  
Pennsylvania 60,000   61,800   43.3   2,500     800 ! 3.2   1,400 ! 17.4   4,200  
Rhode Island                    
                                         
South Carolina 45,000   47,300   35.9   2,700   5.2 ! 1,300   16.3   4,400   12.6   4,800  
South Dakota 36,800   39,300   45.6   2,800   2.5 ! 2,100   4.1 !   24.4   4,100  
Tennessee 43,900   45,400   34.4   2,400   3.8 ! 900   6.4   1,300   15.0   3,700  
Texas 47,600   49,500   43.7   2,500   5.3   1,900   7.0   1,900   12.9   5,000  
Utah 43,900   45,900   38.1   2,200   6.0 ! 1,000 ! 12.6   1,900   16.9   4,900  
                                         
Vermont 53,500   55,100   42.5   1,800   #   #     800 ! 20.1   4,400  
Virginia 47,900   49,600   39.9   1,600   0.6 !   6.9   1,800   17.1   5,400  
Washington 54,100   57,500   49.1   3,500   0.4 ! 3,300 ! 16.7   6,200   13.8   3,900  
West Virginia 42,200   44,000   43.8   2,300   #   #   10.3   2,100   14.0   4,400  
Wisconsin 50,200   51,900   49.4   2,000     1,400 ! 1.4   2,500   18.8   3,600  
Wyoming 55,300   58,100   56.3   3,500     400   8.0 ! 1,800 ! 14.5   4,900  
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater (i.e., the standard error is 50 percent or more of the estimate) or the response rate is below 50 percent.
1 Average earnings from all sources is defined as the weighted mean of the amount that regular full-time teachers earned from all sources during the school year. It does not include income from a retirement pension.
NOTE: For average base salary, teachers who reported zero are excluded from the table. Summer earnings are not included. 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 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 (SASS), "Public School Teacher Data File," 2011–12.


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