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State Rankings -- Statistical Abstract of the United States

PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS' AVERAGE SALARIES, 2006

[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 49,026 (X)
Alabama 40,347 43
Alaska 53,553 12
Arizona 44,672 23
Arkansas 42,768 31
California 59,825 1
Colorado 44,439 24
Connecticut 59,304 2
Delaware 54,264 10
District of Columbia 59,000 (X)
Florida 43,302 28
Georgia 48,000 17
Hawaii 49,292 15
Idaho 41,150 37
Illinois 58,686 3
Indiana 47,255 18
Iowa 41,083 38
Kansas 41,467 36
Kentucky 42,592 32
Louisiana 40,029 44
Maine 40,737 39
Maryland 54,333 9
Massachusetts 56,369 6
Michigan 54,739 7
Minnesota 48,489 16
Mississippi 40,576 40
Missouri 40,462 41
Montana 39,832 46
Nebraska 40,382 42
Nevada 44,426 25
New Hampshire 45,263 22
New Jersey 58,156 4
New Mexico 41,637 35
New York 57,354 5
North Carolina 43,922 26
North Dakota 37,764 49
Ohio 50,314 13
Oklahoma 38,772 47
Oregon 50,044 14
Pennsylvania 54,027 11
Rhode Island 54,730 8
South Carolina 43,011 30
South Dakota 34,709 50
Tennessee 42,537 33
Texas 41,744 34
Utah 40,007 45
Vermont 46,622 19
Virginia 43,823 27
Washington 46,326 21
West Virginia 38,284 48
Wisconsin 46,390 20
Wyoming 43,255 29

Symbol
X Not applicable.

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

Source: National Education Association, (copyright).
See Table 244, Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2009. [PDF 453K]

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