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State Rankings -- Statistical Abstract of the United States

PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS' AVERAGE SALARIES, 2007

[When states share the same rank, the next lower rank is omitted. Because of rounded data, states may have identical values shown, but different ranks. Cautionary note]

State Dollars1 Rank
    United States 50,758 (X)
Alabama 43,389 35
Alaska 54,679 12
Arizona 44,700 30
Arkansas 44,245 31
California 63,640 1
Colorado 45,833 24
Connecticut 60,822 2
Delaware 54,680 11
District of Columbia 59,000 (X)
Florida 45,308 27
Georgia 49,905 17
Hawaii 51,922 14
Idaho 42,798 39
Illinois 58,246 6
Indiana 47,831 21
Iowa 43,130 37
Kansas 43,358 36
Kentucky 43,646 34
Louisiana 42,816 38
Maine 42,103 42
Maryland 56,927 7
Massachusetts 58,257 5
Michigan 55,526 9
Minnesota 49,718 18
Mississippi 40,182 48
Missouri 41,751 44
Montana 41,225 45
Nebraska 42,044 43
Nevada 45,158 28
New Hampshire 46,527 22
New Jersey 59,584 3
New Mexico 42,780 40
New York 59,559 4
North Carolina 46,137 23
North Dakota 38,822 49
Ohio 51,937 13
Oklahoma 42,379 41
Oregon 50,911 15
Pennsylvania 54,970 10
Rhode Island 55,956 8
South Carolina 43,891 32
South Dakota 35,378 50
Tennessee 43,816 33
Texas 44,897 29
Utah 41,156 46
Vermont 45,337 26
Virginia 45,539 25
Washington 47,882 20
West Virginia 40,531 4
Wisconsin 47,901 19
Wyoming 50,692 16

Symbol
X Not applicable.

Footnote
1For school year ending in June of year shown.

Source: National Education Association, Estimates of School Statistics Database (copyright).
See Table 247, Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2010. [PDF 453K]

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