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National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS)

Number of regular full-time public school teachers, and among regular full-time teachers, percent that earned income from various jobs outside of the school system and average amount earned from those jobs, by type of job and selected school characteristics: 2015–16

    Type of job where teachers earned compensation from outside the school system
        Any   Teaching or tutoring   Non-teaching, but related to teaching field   Other  
Selected school characteristic   Number of full-time teachers   Percent of teachers   Average amount   Percent of teachers   Average amount   Percent of teachers   Average amount Percent of teachers   Average amount  
All public schools   3,555,600   17.9   $5,100   4.8   $5,000   3.6   $4,500   9.5   $5,500  
                                       
School classification                                      
Traditional public   3,356,400   17.9   5,200   4.7   5,000   3.6   4,500   9.5   5,500  
Charter school   199,200   17.8   5,000   5.9   4,600   3.7   4,500   8.2   5,600  
                                       
Community type                                      
City1   1,101,700   17.3   5,500   5.3   5,900   3.4   4,800   8.5   5,600  
Suburban   1,399,300   17.8   4,900   5.1   4,700   4.0   4,000   8.7   5,500  
Town   388,300   18.5   5,000   4.0   4,500   3.8   5,100   10.7   5,200  
Rural   666,400   18.7   5,100   3.9   4,200   3.0   4,700   11.9   5,400  
                                       
School level                                      
Primary   1,652,100   14.2   4,600   3.9   4,400   2.5   4,500   7.8   4,700  
Middle   648,400   18.3   5,000   4.5   4,700   3.7   4,200   10.1   5,500  
High   1,045,700   22.9   5,700   6.5   5,800   5.2   4,600   11.2   6,100  
Combined   209,400   20.7   5,500   4.9   4,600   3.7   4,600   12.0   6,200  
                                       
Student enrollment                                      
Less than 100   51,400   21.5   4,200   4.4   4,600   6.2   4,300   11.0   4,000  
100–199   101,900   18.7   5,000   3.8   4,900   3.2   3,800   11.7   5,300  
200–499   975,100   16.0   5,100   4.0   4,700   3.0   4,800   9.1   5,400  
500–749   989,900   16.8   5,000   4.5   4,800   3.2   4,900   9.2   5,200  
750–999   519,600   17.4   4,900   4.7   4,100   3.2   4,400   9.5   5,400  
1,000 or more   917,700   20.9   5,500   6.3   5,800   4.9   4,200   9.8   6,000  
                                       
Percent of K–12 students who were   approved for free or reduced–price   lunches                                      
0–34   1,154,800   19.3   5,000   5.1   4,900   4.1   3,800   10.1   5,500  
35–49   511,300   18.7   4,700   4.8   5,000   3.8   3,600   10.1   5,000  
50–74   786,900   18.0   5,200   4.8   4,900   3.4   4,800   9.8   5,400  
75 or more   992,400   15.6   5,500   4.3   5,200   3.1   5,200   8.2   5,700  
School did not participate in free or   reduced-price lunch program   110,100   19.3   6,500   5.9   5,500   4.3   8,800   9.1   6,100  
                                       
Census region2                                      
Northeast   679,800   19.0   5,900   5.5   5,900   4.2   5,700   9.4   6,100  
Midwest   746,200   19.3   4,500   4.4   3,600   4.2   4,200   10.7   4,900  
South   1,417,200   17.3   5,100   4.6   4,900   3.0   4,200   9.6   5,500  
West   712,500   16.6   5,300   5.0   5,600   3.6   4,100   8.0   5,600  
1 Interpret data on city teachers with caution. After nonresponse adjustments, the nonresponse bias for this category is greater than for other characteristics.
2 Northeast includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont; Midwest includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin; South includes Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia; and West includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
NOTE: 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. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), "Public School Teacher Data File," 2015–16.