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Table 24.  Average base salary and earnings from salary supplements during the summer of 2003 for regular full-time school teachers, by school type and selected school characteristics: 2003–04

School type and selected school characteristic Average academic year base teaching salary of regular full-time teachers Summer salary supplements
Summer School   Non-teaching job in a school   Nonschool job
Percent Average amount Percent Average amount Percent Average amount
All schools  $43,000 15.7 $2,500   5.8 $2,400   15.3 $4,200
                   
All public schools  44,400 15.9 2,400   5.5 2,300   15.1 4,300
                   
School classification                   
Traditional public  44,500 15.9 2,400   5.5 2,300   15.1 4,300
Charter school  37,000 15.2 2,400   6.3 2,200   17.3 4,100
                   
Community type                   
Central city  45,400 19.9 2,800   5.1 2,600   13.3 4,200
Urban fringe/large town  46,100 14.2 2,400   6.0 2,100   15.7 4,300
Rural/small town  38,000 14.6 1,900   4.9 2,500   16.3 4,400
                   
School level                   
Elementary  44,300 16.1 2,200   4.5 2,000   13.0 4,300
Secondary  45,300 15.0 2,800   7.2 2,600   18.7 4,400
Combined  38,700 19.1 3,500   7.2 2,900   19.6 3,700
                   
Student enrollment                   
Less than 100  38,100 28.5 2,300   6.4 2,800   18.7 4,100
100–199  38,200 16.3 2,600   4.8 2,200   17.5 4,000
200–499  43,200 16.3 2,200   4.6 2,200   15.2 4,300
500–749  44,100 14.5 2,200   5.0 2,100   13.0 3,600
750–999  45,000 15.6 2,600   5.1 2,500   15.8 4,400
1,000 or more  46,700 16.6 2,900   7.4 2,500   16.3 4,900
                   
All BIA schools  35,800 25.1 2,200   5.5 2,800   10.0 4,000
                   
All private schools  $31,700 13.5 $2,900   7.7 $3,200   17.0 $3,600
                   
School classification                   
Catholic  31,900 9.7 2,000   5.6 2,900   16.5 3,300
Other religious  27,100 9.5 2,500   8.6 3,300   18.5 4,200
Nonsectarian  36,900 23.3 3,500   9.3 3,300   15.9 3,300
                   
Community type                   
Central city  34,200 15.3 2,600   8.0 3,500   16.6 3,700
Urban fringe/large town  31,400 13.6 3,100   7.7 3,200   16.5 3,700
Rural/small town  23,900 6.6 2,500   6.3 2,200   20.9 3,200
                   
School level                   
Elementary  29,800 10.9 2,500   6.1 3,500   15.4 3,400
Secondary  37,000 18.3 2,900   11.6 3,300   19.1 3,900
Combined  31,700 14.8 3,300   8.1 2,900   18.2 3,700
                   
Student enrollment                   
Less than 100  24,300 20.1 3,700   7.6 3,000   19.8 3,200
100–199  27,800 12.8 3,300   7.0 3,400   17.4 3,400
200–499  32,400 10.7 2,300   7.5 3,200   16.4 3,800
500–749  36,100 10.7 2,300   6.5 3,200   14.8 4,200
750 or more  40,300 16.2 2,400   10.4 3,200   16.6 3,800
NOTE: BIA school refers to schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) that are operated by the BIA, a tribe, or a private contractor and not by a regular school district. 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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, 2003–04, Public School Teacher, BIA School Teacher, and Private School Teacher Data Files.


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