Civic Report No. 50 January 2007


How Much Are Public School Teachers Paid?

Table 3: Public and Private School Teacher Mean Hourly Earnings
  Public School Teacher Mean Hourly Earnings Private School Teacher Mean Hourly Earnings Ratio of Public to Private School Teaher Mean Hourly Earnings
Total School Teacher Mean Hourly Earnings
Year
National 34.06 21.11 1.61 32.06 2005
Metro Area
         
Amarillo TX 26.38     26.38 2005
Atlanta GA 32.90     32.50 2005
Augusta GA-SC 30.55     30.36 2006
Austin TX 27.00 19.47 1.39 25.83 2005
Birmingham AL 26.53     26.53 2006
Boston MA-NH 40.17 24.27 1.66 38.64 2005
Brownsville TX 29.14     28.35 2005
Buffalo NY 39.18 20.47 1.91 37.32 2005
Charlotte NC-SC 25.18     25.51 2005
Chicago IL-IN-WI 39.99 30.82 1.30 39.11 2005
Cincinnati OH-KY-IN 36.72 27.06 1.36 35.75 2005
Cleveland OH 38.36     36.41 2004
Columbus OH 35.67 26.28 1.36 34.92 2005
Corpus Christi TX 27.03     26.92 2005
Dallas TX 29.62 25.12 1.18 29.25 2005
Dayton OH 37.08     36.93 2005
Denver CO 32.64 20.96 1.56 30.74 2005
Detroit MI 47.28 25.09 1.88 44.96 2005
Elkhart IN 37.94     37.60 2005
Fort Collins CO       32.75 2005
Grand Rapids MI 42.99     39.83 2005
Greensboro NC 21.67     21.70 2005
Greenville SC 30.96     30.78 2005
Hartford CT 43.95     40.70 2005
Honolulu HI 32.01 31.96 1.00 32.00 2006
Houston TX 27.70 30.26 0.92 29.74 2004
Huntsville AL       27.91 2005
Indianapolis IN 37.03     36.29 2005
Iowa City IA 31.46     30.02 2005
Johnstown PA 34.62     33.35 2005
Kalamazoo MI 36.82     33.07 2003
Kansas City MO-KS 30.82 26.32   30.11 2005
Kennewick WA       31.57 2005
Knoxville TN 28.28     27.92 2005
Lincoln NE 28.34     27.81 2005
Los Angeles CA 44.03 22.73 1.94 41.00 2005
Louisville KY-IN 36.60     36.36 2005
Memphis TN-MS-AR 32.24 21.84 1.48 31.66 2006
Miami FL 31.33     31.10 2004
Milwaukee WI 33.86     33.62 2005
Minneapolis MN-WI 35.19 17.51 2.01 32.34 2005
Mobile AL       27.63 2005
New Orleans LA 30.36     29.42 2004
New York NY-NJ-PA 45.79 26.67 1.72 42.49 2005
Oklahoma City OK 26.08     25.96 2006
Orlando FL 25.03     25.74 2005
Philadelphia PA-NJ-DE-MD 41.34 22.26 1.86 37.35 2004
Phoenix AZ 26.26 39.41 0.67 26.77 2005
Pittsburgh PA 37.10 23.40 1.59 36.13 2004
Portland- OR-WA 31.79 17.89 1.78 28.92 2005
Providence RI-MA 38.92     37.78 2004
Raleigh NC 22.38 24.19 0.93 22.67 2004
Reading PA 37.10     37.10 2005
Richmond VA 28.06     28.06 2005
Rochester NY 37.88     37.44 2005
Rockford IL 38.67     38.67 2005
Sacramento CA 44.19     42.79 2005
Salinas CA 44.64     44.64 2005
San Antonio TX 29.06 13.57 2.14 27.61 2005
San Diego CA 40.60 20.92 1.94 37.13 2004
San Francisco CA 46.70 22.28 2.10 42.56 2005
Seattle WA 33.38 22.89 1.46 32.41 2005
Springfield MA 39.07     39.07 2005
Springfield MO 27.17     27.09 2005
St. Louis MO-IL 33.68     31.95 2005
Tampa FL       28.06 2005
Virginia Beach VA-NC 31.21 26.18 1.19 30.95 2005
Visalia CA 39.87     39.87 2005
Washington DC-VA-MD-WV 35.89 23.57 1.52 34.44 2005
York PA 36.35     36.35 2005
Youngstown OH-PA 34.86 23.91 1.46 32.54 2005
           

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