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Table 74. -  Average salaries for full-time teachers in public and private elementary and secondary schools, by selected characteristics: 1993-94
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                       |        |        |  Number  |     School year      |Supplemental contract |   Number of teachers with
       Selected        | Total  |  Base  |    of    |supplemental contract |    during summer     |    nonschool employment
    characteristics    | earned | salary |full-time |______________________|______________________|________________________________
                       | income |        | teachers |Number of|Supplemental|Number of|Supplemental|Teaching |Education| Not educa-
                       |        |        |          |teachers |   salary   |teachers |   salary   |or tutor | related |tion related
_______________________|________|________|__________|_________|____________|_________|____________|_________|_________|____________
           1           |   2    |   3    |    4     |    5    |     6      |    7    |     8      |    9    |   10    |     11
_______________________|________|________|__________|_________|____________|_________|____________|_________|_________|____________
                       |                                              Public schools
                       |___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Total .................|$36,498 |$34,153 |2,340,443 | 815,827 |     $2,075 | 401,516 |     $2,070 | 118,603 |  80,014 |    237,177
                       |________|________|__________|_________|____________|_________|____________|_________|_________|____________
  Men .................| 41,031 | 36,182 |  642,807 | 348,855 |      2,923 | 147,299 |      2,530 |  37,297 |  39,150 |    124,487
  Women ...............| 34,781 | 33,384 |1,697,636 | 466,972 |      1,442 | 254,218 |      1,803 |  81,305 |  40,863 |    112,689
                       |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
Race/ethnicity         |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
  White, non-Hispanic .| 36,576 | 34,221 |2,012,142 | 722,694 |      2,067 | 328,492 |      2,015 | 100,017 |  68,991 |    208,306
  Black, non-Hispanic .| 36,200 | 33,889 |  181,896 |  48,968 |      2,325 |  40,819 |      2,221 |  10,734 |   5,490 |     16,336
  Hispanic ............| 35,197 | 32,996 |  102,965 |  31,653 |      1,930 |  24,122 |      2,477 |   5,817 |   3,644 |      7,337
  Asian or Pacific     |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
    Islander ..........| 38,292 | 36,134 |   25,383 |   6,391 |      1,873 |   5,381 |      2,285 |   1,298 |     910 |      2,327
  American Indian      |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
    or Alaskan Native .| 35,635 | 32,994 |   18,057 |   6,121 |      2,068 |   2,703 |      2,305 |     737 |     979 |      2,871
                       |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
Age                    |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
  Less than 30 ........| 27,151 | 24,737 |  258,692 | 113,918 |      1,777 |  51,862 |      1,819 |  11,924 |   8,078 |     28,228
  30 to 39 ............| 31,596 | 29,270 |  517,638 | 204,607 |      2,163 | 102,314 |      1,942 |  24,860 |  19,623 |     49,690
  40 to 49 ............| 38,106 | 35,751 |  974,299 | 328,974 |      2,107 | 161,320 |      2,053 |  50,193 |  34,480 |    100,528
  50 or more ..........| 42,243 | 39,931 |  589,815 | 168,328 |      2,109 |  86,021 |      2,404 |  31,625 |  17,833 |     58,730
                       |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
Years of teaching      |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
  experience           |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
  First year ..........| 26,641 | 23,544 |   99,833 |  35,238 |      1,573 |  16,007 |      2,516 |   4,554 |   2,463 |     13,210
  2 to 4 years ........| 27,217 | 25,089 |  272,905 | 109,127 |      1,660 |  54,192 |      1,806 |  10,991 |   9,575 |     30,150
  5 to 9 years ........| 30,709 | 28,451 |  388,370 | 145,326 |      1,998 |  79,198 |      2,046 |  23,195 |  11,272 |     36,451
  10 to 14 years ......| 33,805 | 31,792 |  355,460 | 114,950 |      2,110 |  58,360 |      2,003 |  16,150 |  12,281 |     30,036
  15 to 19 years ......| 37,984 | 35,809 |  380,168 | 131,094 |      2,177 |  65,105 |      1,842 |  19,878 |  14,175 |     35,835
  20 or more years ....| 43,796 | 41,215 |  843,707 | 280,091 |      2,279 | 128,653 |      2,285 |  43,835 |  30,248 |     91,495
                       |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
Level                  |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
  Elementary ..........| 34,944 | 33,517 |1,193,257 | 254,890 |      1,503 | 170,059 |      1,801 |  47,820 |  27,084 |     90,749
  Secondary ...........| 38,114 | 34,815 |1,147,186 | 560,937 |      2,335 | 231,457 |      2,267 |  70,783 |  52,930 |    146,427
                       |========|========|==========|=========|============|=========|============|=========|=========|============
                       |                                             Private schools
                       |___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Total .................|$24,053 |$21,968 |  302,431 |  64,063 |     $1,894 |  62,847 |     $2,122 |  20,237 |  11,424 |     34,099
                       |________|________|__________|_________|____________|_________|____________|_________|_________|____________
  Men .................| 30,215 | 26,120 |   72,264 |  27,418 |      2,408 |  21,317 |      2,584 |   3,993 |   4,969 |     14,283
  Women ...............| 22,118 | 20,669 |  230,167 |  36,645 |      1,509 |  41,530 |      1,885 |  16,244 |   6,456 |     19,816
                       |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
Race/ethnicity         |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
  White, non-Hispanic .| 24,084 | 22,000 |  278,749 |  59,475 |      1,903 |  55,950 |      2,109 |  18,461 |  10,677 |     31,724
  Black, non-Hispanic .| 23,043 | 20,796 |    8,946 |   1,350 |      2,451 |   3,024 |      2,173 |   (\1\) |   (\1\) |      (\1\)
  Hispanic ............| 22,256 | 20,672 |    9,862 |   2,013 |      1,209 |   2,269 |      2,298 |   (\1\) |   (\1\) |      (\1\)
  Asian or Pacific     |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
    Islander ..........| 28,505 | 25,861 |    3,786 |     997 |      2,054 |   1,185 |      2,643 |   (\1\) |   (\1\) |      (\1\)
  American Indian      |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
    or Alaskan Native .| 25,082 | 21,625 |    1,088 |   (\1\) |      (\1\) |   (\1\) |      (\1\) |   (\1\) |   (\1\) |      (\1\)
                       |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
Age                    |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
  Less than 30 ........| 19,438 | 17,010 |   56,709 |  14,802 |      1,572 |  15,865 |      1,781 |   4,600 |   2,373 |      8,982
  30 to 39 ............| 23,334 | 20,925 |   73,855 |  16,590 |      1,947 |  17,227 |      2,161 |   4,636 |   3,247 |     10,087
  40 to 49 ............| 25,230 | 23,224 |  102,226 |  21,284 |      1,915 |  20,355 |      2,196 |   6,965 |   3,794 |      9,580
  50 or more ..........| 26,845 | 25,273 |   69,641 |  11,388 |      2,193 |   9,400 |      2,467 |   4,035 |   2,010 |      5,449
                       |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
Years of teaching      |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
  experience           |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
  First year ..........| 19,408 | 16,318 |   22,922 |   4,832 |      1,539 |   4,545 |      1,973 |   1,798 |   (\1\) |      3,395
  2 to 4 years ........| 19,858 | 17,719 |   54,831 |  12,001 |      1,580 |  15,974 |      1,899 |   3,970 |   1,924 |      8,207
  5 to 9 years ........| 21,764 | 19,748 |   66,567 |  13,905 |      1,816 |  14,111 |      2,112 |   4,625 |   3,184 |      8,044
  10 to 14 years ......| 24,266 | 22,424 |   49,880 |  10,007 |      1,741 |   9,171 |      2,032 |   2,369 |   1,404 |      5,133
  15 to 19 years ......| 27,238 | 25,351 |   42,209 |   8,985 |      2,129 |   8,460 |      2,257 |   3,601 |   1,812 |      3,452
  20 or more years ....| 29,258 | 27,178 |   66,022 |  14,334 |      2,310 |  10,585 |      2,508 |   3,874 |   2,320 |      5,867
                       |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
Level                  |        |        |          |         |            |         |            |         |         |
  Elementary ..........| 21,485 | 19,977 |  179,936 |  23,015 |      1,514 |  33,338 |      1,846 |  11,805 |   5,645 |     18,137
  Secondary ...........| 27,824 | 24,896 |  122,496 |  41,048 |      2,106 |  29,509 |      2,435 |   8,432 |   5,780 |     15,962
_______________________|________|________|__________|_________|____________|_________|____________|_________|_________|____________

\1\Too few sample cases (fewer than 30) for a reliable estimate.

NOTE.--Details may not add to totals because of rounding or missing values in cells with too few cases, or survey item nonresponse.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Schools and Staffing Survey, 1993-94," unpublished data. (This table was prepared November 1997.)


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