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Table 76. Average salaries for full-time teachers in public and private elementary and secondary schools, by selected characteristics: 1999-2000

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                                |     Total earned |              Base |               Number |             School year             |        Supplemental contract       |                   Number of teachers
                                |           income |            salary |                   of |        supplemental contract        |             during summer          |               with non-school employment
Selected characteristic         |                  |                   |            full-time |_____________________________________|____________________________________|________________________________________________________
                                |                  |                   |             teachers |           Number of |  Supplemental |          Number of |  Supplemental |          Teaching |       Education |    Not education
                                |                  |                   |                      |            teachers |        salary |           teachers |        salary |          or tutor |         related |          related
________________________________|__________________|___________________|______________________|_____________________|_______________|____________________|_______________|___________________|_________________|__________________
1                               |                 2|                  3|                     4|                    5|              6|                   7|              8|                  9|               10|                11
________________________________|__________________|___________________|______________________|_____________________|_______________|____________________|_______________|___________________|_________________|__________________
Public schools                  |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
   Total .......................| $42,949   (124.4)|  39,891    (118.2)|  2,742,213 (20,300.8)| 1,117,001 (14,582.3)| $2,443  (48.7)| 566,109  (10,854.7)| $2,307  (27.7)| 120,254 (4,374.8) | 86,585 (3,153.4)| 251,101 (6,343.9)
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Sex                             |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
  Males ........................|  46,891   (237.2)|  41,104    (198.2)|    700,410 (10,186.9)|   407,686  (6,511.6)|  3,371  (62.0)| 176,372   (5,008.9)|  2,877  (46.9)|  36,887  (1,838.6)| 38,687 (2,033.4)| 119,649 (4,238.3)
  Females ......................|  41,596   (128.7)|  39,475    (126.5)|  2,041,803 (16,613.1)|   709,315 (10,621.1)|  1,910  (68.5)| 389,737   (8,976.5)|  2,050  (34.7)|  83,367  (3,730.5)| 47,898 (2,719.1)| 131,452 (4,952.1)
                                |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
Race/ethnicity                  |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
  White, non-Hispanic ..........|  43,032   (134.4)|  40,022    (124.5)|  2,303,096 (17,467.0)|   951,147 (13,069.4)|  2,466  (54.9)| 442,513   (8,954.7)|  2,210  (32.5)| 101,194  (3,402.5)| 76,000 (2,910.4)| 212,202 (5,721.9)
  Black, non-Hispanic ..........|  43,150   (431.1)|  39,377    (396.0)|    214,423  (6,039.8)|    78,547  (3,787.5)|  2,488 (147.5)|  67,933   (3,402.6)|  2,799 (101.1)|   9,577  (1,378.8)|  5,910   (886.5)|  21,455 (1,734.3)
  Hispanic .....................|  41,241   (362.6)|  38,488    (310.6)|    157,205  (6,154.8)|    63,253  (4,280.3)|  2,093 (133.9)|  40,679   (3,049.3)|  2,410 (118.0)|   6,980  (1,184.4)|  2,708   (627.3)|  11,007 (1,509.4)
  Asian/Pacific Islander .......|  44,884   (697.4)|  41,944    (603.0)|     44,343  (2,483.4)|    15,137  (1,590.8)|  2,030 (175.5)|   9,337     (911.5)|  2,804 (151.9)|   1,862    (557.7)|  1,069   (181.3)|   3,860   (843.8)
  American Indian/              |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
     Alaska Native .............|  40,697 (1,002.0)|  37,271    (932.6)|     23,146  (1,772.5)|     8,917    (609.1)|  2,717 (283.3)|   5,647     (750.9)|  2,445 (201.1)|     640    (180.1)|    898   (460.5)|   2,577   (498.5)
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Age                             |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
  Less than 30 .................|  33,583   (137.0)|  30,386    (122.1)|    474,670  (9,129.4)|   231,485  (6,111.4)|  2,131  (77.4)| 120,945   (4,559.1)|  2,124  (60.4)|  20,934  (1,943.1)| 15,656 (1,400.0)|  52,187 (2,760.8)
  30 to 39 .....................|  38,468   (173.1)|  35,502    (152.2)|    599,706 (10,081.1)|   265,928  (7,787.9)|  2,367  (60.4)| 131,032   (4,330.9)|  2,271  (60.5)|  25,660  (1,874.7)| 20,365 (2,075.3)|  55,913 (2,271.5)
  40 to 49 .....................|  44,375   (185.2)|  41,407    (152.5)|    862,567 (10,202.1)|   340,739  (6,699.6)|  2,498  (86.8)| 170,809   (4,727.5)|  2,311  (57.7)|  37,029  (2,161.8)| 28,502 (1,767.5)|  71,814 (2,895.9)
  50 or more ...................|  50,278   (207.6)|  47,138    (203.3)|    805,270 (13,566.8)|   278,848  (7,286.4)|  2,707 (130.0)| 143,324   (5,657.7)|  2,491  (66.5)|  36,631  (1,953.3)| 22,062 (1,351.5)|  71,186 (3,213.4)
                                |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
Year of teaching                |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
  First year ...................|  33,155   (249.5)|  29,088    (179.3)|    143,606  (4,949.3)|    55,014  (2,803.1)|  1,807 (142.5)|  31,028   (2,223.4)|  2,473 (138.2)|   6,290  (1,052.1)|  4,381   (705.0)|  17,774 (1,462.4)
  2 to 4 years .................|  33,360   (131.6)|  30,434    (113.7)|    421,713  (8,029.7)|   193,304  (5,324.4)|  2,077  (75.0)| 104,640   (4,164.6)|  2,138  (67.2)|  16,264  (1,476.8)| 12,329 (1,333.6)|  45,841 (2,393.9)
  5 to 9 years .................|  37,154   (182.4)|  34,066    (137.8)|    508,472 (10,354.4)|   226,635  (6,080.1)|  2,364  (87.0)| 119,917   (4,291.9)|  2,199  (69.1)|  24,132  (1,862.5)| 16,975 (1,623.6)|  46,716 (2,639.9)
  10 to 14 years ...............|  41,410   (275.6)|  38,712    (253.7)|    375,832  (6,514.1)|   150,898  (4,496.3)|  2,214  (82.2)|  70,163   (3,328.1)|  2,381  (85.2)|  15,426  (1,147.8)| 11,248 (1,256.3)|  30,387 (2,227.3)
  15 to 19 years ...............|  45,630   (249.1)|  42,942    (221.8)|    325,836  (7,677.5)|   118,707  (4,107.0)|  2,476  (97.9)|  64,032   (3,427.6)|  2,380  (90.7)|  13,715  (1,154.6)| 11,891 (1,160.0)|  21,464 (1,395.5)
  20 or more years .............|  51,328   (196.4)|  48,115    (178.4)|    966,754 (14,426.8)|   372,443  (7,754.2)|  2,856 (118.8)| 176,330   (5,862.9)|  2,396  (60.1)|  44,427  (2,484.2)| 29,762 (1,555.4)|  88,919 (3,320.0)
                                |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
Level                           |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
  Elementary ...................|  41,514   (182.3)|  39,451    (171.7)|  1,436,333 (13,331.7)|   408,046  (9,078.1)|  1,872 (103.0)| 279,481   (8,635.3)|  1,979  (46.4)|  51,844  (3,635.5)| 31,161 (2,459.0)|  99,048 (4,579.3)
  Secondary ....................|  44,526   (165.9)|  40,375    (161.5)|  1,305,880 (17,579.4)|   708,955 (11,938.4)|  2,771  (40.6)| 286,629   (6,270.3)|  2,627  (37.8)|  68,410  (2,496.8)| 55,425 (2,304.6)| 152,052 (4,664.3)
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Private schools                 |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
   Total .......................| $29,822   (209.0)| $27,214    (194.5)|   365,682   (8,843.6)|   89,391   (3,349.4)|  2,086  (66.3)| 75,663    (2,733.0)|  2,615  (79.0)|  21,552  (1,088.2)| 14,091   (978.5)|  37,671 (1,622.0)
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Sex                             |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
  Males ........................|  36,524   (389.4)| 31,438     (346.3)|     85,694  (3,253.9)|    36,432  (1,711.4)|  2,703  (96.9)|  22,437   (1,354.1)|  3,219 (149.1)|   5,511    (446.8)|  6,294   (706.0)|  15,489 (1,013.9)
  Females ......................|  27,771   (198.6)| 25,922     (189.4)|    279,988  (6,695.7)|    52,959  (2,313.6)|  1,662  (88.6)|  53,225   (2,204.5)|  2,361  (81.5)|  16,042    (965.2)|  7,798   (685.4)|  22,182 (1,176.8)
                                |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
Race/ethnicity                  |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
  White, non-Hispanic ..........|  29,942   (192.0)| 27,340     (169.3)|    327,448  (7,891.6)|    81,422  (3,193.8)|  2,100  (71.1)|  64,910   (2,706.7)|  2,656  (84.8)|  19,389    (969.9)| 12,335   (882.9)|  34,538 (1,509.4)
  Black, non-Hispanic ..........|  27,593   (986.3)| 24,374     (891.4)|     13,697  (1,208.2)|     2,544    (386.8)|  1,451 (276.4)|   4,291     (569.6)|  2,403 (243.3)|     302    (110.6)|  1,082   (319.7)|   1,826   (404.8)
  Hispanic .....................|  29,508 (1,266.3)| 27,162   (1,238.7)|     16,615  (1,408.9)|     4,354    (790.5)|  2,293 (273.4)|   4,124     (516.4)|  2,228 (185.2)|   1,373    (364.5)|    478   (148.4)|     708   (160.8)
  Asian/Pacific Islander .......|  30,029   (891.2)| 27,763     (888.5)|      5,974    (517.8)|       777    (141.7)|  1,386 (242.0)|   1,809     (275.7)|  2,680 (428.5)|     376     (89.6)|     80    (46.3)|     334    (92.5)
  American Indian/              |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
     Alaska Native .............|  27,302 (1,574.5)| 24,760   (1,455.8)|      1,948    (314.5)|       ‡         (†) |     ‡     (†) |      ‡         (†) |     ‡     (†) |     112     (61.9)|    116    (55.3)|     265   (112.3)
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Age                             |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
  Less than 30 .................|  25,289   (299.7)| 22,299     (306.2)|     76,044  (3,002.4)|    21,238  (1,141.0)|  2,031 (135.2)|  20,146   (1,197.7)|  2,279  (97.0)|   3,631    (350.5)|  2,956   (360.6)|  10,539   (909.8)
  30 to 39 .....................|  29,841   (369.2)| 26,828     (336.1)|     81,044  (2,724.1)|    23,473  (1,479.3)|  2,096  (93.8)|  19,618   (1,310.4)|  2,775 (177.4)|   5,431    (553.9)|  3,180   (433.2)|  10,191   (731.5)
  40 to 49 .....................|  29,638   (329.4)| 27,229     (290.9)|    103,748  (3,558.1)|    24,101  (1,207.3)|  2,134 (158.1)|  19,767   (1,082.0)|  2,698 (160.3)|   6,500    (752.2)|  4,505   (502.8)|   9,675   (731.1)
  50 or more ...................|  33,278   (324.0)| 31,063     (295.2)|    104,846  (2,906.3)|    20,580  (1,078.6)|  2,075 (141.1)|  16,132   (1,173.6)|  2,738 (159.6)|   5,990    (509.6)|  3,450   (453.7)|   7,267   (625.1)
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Year of teaching                |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
  First year ...................|  24,402   (439.1)| 20,794     (420.3)|     27,387  (1,413.4)|     5,247    (606.7)|  1,745 (132.3)|   6,155     (594.3)|  2,699 (228.0)|   1,123    (214.5)|  1,215   (283.6)|   4,057   (467.6)
  2 to 4 years .................|  25,338   (295.4)| 22,548     (270.4)|     72,391  (2,774.5)|    18,497  (1,045.4)|  1,786 (101.2)|  17,961   (1,127.4)|  2,374 (107.9)|   3,235    (339.4)|  3,266   (439.4)|   9,632   (744.3)
  5 to 9 years .................|  27,715   (455.7)| 24,900     (404.7)|     76,128  (2,667.1)|    20,596  (1,340.3)|  2,113 (138.5)|  16,968     (947.5)|  2,634 (204.2)|   4,805    (492.5)|  3,066   (488.0)|   9,208   (900.4)
  10 to 14 years ...............|  30,220   (387.2)| 28,125     (364.7)|     55,366  (1,898.9)|    13,299  (1,141.9)|  2,077 (217.2)|  11,551     (882.7)|  2,073 (103.1)|   4,090    (443.5)|  1,973   (309.0)|   4,588   (464.7)
  15 to 19 years ...............|  31,639   (440.2)| 29,479     (426.7)|     47,343  (2,036.3)|     9,750    (678.9)|  2,296 (215.2)|   8,498     (681.3)|  3,208 (306.2)|   2,629    (426.8)|  1,725   (372.4)|   3,426   (419.7)
  20 or more years .............|  35,856   (326.3)| 33,326     (285.7)|     87,068  (2,802.7)|    22,003  (1,115.9)|  2,307 (153.8)|  14,529   (1,107.7)|  2,940 (158.0)|   5,670    (528.3)|  2,845   (324.8)|   6,759   (630.2)
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Level                           |                  |                   |                      |                     |               |                    |               |                   |                 |
  Elementary ...................|  26,989   (241.2)| 25,098     (225.4)|    216,361  (5,180.9)|    33,287  (1,807.7)|  1,834 (121.7)|  39,377   (2,002.9)|  2,336  (92.4)|  11,857    (774.2)|  5,960   (587.5)|  19,647 (1,054.8)
  Secondary ....................|  33,927   (306.2)| 30,280     (272.9)|    149,322  (4,945.3)|    56,104  (2,410.8)|  2,236  (71.4)|  36,286   (1,734.6)|  2,918 (105.0)|   9,695    (771.9)|  8,131   (667.2)|  18,024 (1,108.4)
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†Not applicable.
‡Reporting standards not met.

NOTE: Standard errors appear in parentheses. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding, missing values in cells with too few cases to report, or survey item nonresponse.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public Teacher Questionnaire," "Private Teacher Questionnaire," and "Charter Teacher Questionnaire," 1999-2000. (This table was prepared July 2005.)