Civic Report No. 50 January 2007


How Much Are Public School Teachers Paid?

Table 4: A Comparison of Mean Weekly Hours for Full-Time Workers (Organized Alphabetically)
  Public School Teacher Mean Weekly Hours Private School Teacher Mean Weekly Hours Total School Teacher Mean Weekly Hours White-Collar (Excluding Sales) Weekly Hours Total Professional Specialty Mean Weekly Hours Year
National 36.5 38.3 36.8 39.4 39.0 2005
Metro Area
           
Amarillo TX 40.0   40.0 40.0 39.5 2005
Atlanta GA 39.1   39.1 39.7 39.3 2005
Augusta GA-SC 39.3   38.9 39.5 39.6 2006
Austin TX 39.6 40.0 39.6 40.1 40.2 2005
Birmingham AL 39.0   39.0 39.9 39.8 2006
Boston MA-NH 34.4 42.1 35.0 38.7 38.4 2005
Brownsville TX 38.0   38.1 39.6 38.8 2005
Buffalo NY 34.6 38.0 34.9 38.8 38.0 2005
Charlotte NC-SC 37.2   37.4 39.8 38.9 2005
Chicago IL-IN-WI 33.7 38.3 34.1 39.0 38.4 2005
Cincinnati OH-KY-IN 35.6 38.8 35.9 39.3 38.5 2005
Cleveland OH 37.4   37.1 39.6 39.3 2004
Columbus OH 39.0 38.8 39.0 39.9 40.2 2005
Corpus Christi TX 39.1   39.1 39.2 39.0 2005
Dallas TX 39.2 39.3 39.2 39.6 39.2 2005
Dayton OH 36.8   36.8 39.6 39.3 2005
Denver CO 39.2 38.5 39.1 39.6 39.0 2005
Detroit MI 34.3 39.2 34.7 39.5 39.1 2005
Elkhart IN 33.7   33.8 38.9 38.1 2005
Grand Rapids MI 32.6   33.2 39.1 38.0 2005
Greensboro NC 39.4   39.4 40.0 39.6 2005
Greenville SC 36.0   36.1 39.5 39.3 2005
Hartford CT 35.0   35.2 39.0 38.3 2005
Honolulu HI 35.5 39.9 36.4 39.0 38.3 2006
Houston TX 39.0 41.3 39.1 39.7 39.5 2004
Indianapolis IN 35.0   35.4 39.4 39.0 2005
Iowa City IA 36.6   37.0 39.8 39.7 2005
Johnstown PA 37.5   37.6 38.4 38.1 2005
Kalamazoo MI 34.1   35.0 39.2 38.4 2003
Kansas City MO-KS 37.9 39.6 38.2 39.7 39.5 2005
Knoxville TN 38.4   38.5 39.8 39.6 2005
Lincoln NE 36.6   36.7 39.7 39.2 2005
Los Angeles CA 33.2 39.0 33.9 39.2 38.1 2005
Louisville KY-IN 37.0   37.0 39.4 39.2 2005
Memphis TN-MS-AR 37.4 38.7 37.4 38.6 37.9 2006
Miami FL 36.5   36.7 39.5 38.6 2004
Milwaukee WI 40.0   40.0 39.9 40.0 2005
Minneapolis MN-WI 38.5 40.0 38.7 39.9 39.9 2005
New Orleans LA 35.5   35.7 39.3 38.9 2004
New York NY-NJ-PA 32.7 36.9 33.4 37.6 37.2 2005
Oklahoma City OK 36.5   36.6 40.3 40.6 2006
Orlando FL 37.6   38.2 39.8 39.7 2005
Philadelphia PA-NJ-DE-MD 34.1 39.3 35.1 38.7 38.1 2004
Phoenix AZ 39.7 40.0 39.8 39.6 39.2 2005
Pittsburgh PA 38.4 37.0 38.3 39.3 39.2 2004
Portland OR-WA 39.8 39.8 39.8 39.9 40.0 2005
Providence RI-MA 33.7   34.1 38.0 37.6 2004
Raleigh NC 35.5 43.6 36.6 39.4 39.1 2004
Reading PA 37.4   37.4 39.5 39.0 2005
Richmond VA 38.0   38.1 39.4 39.3 2005
Rochester NY 34.8   34.8 38.3 38.0 2005
Rockford IL 33.7   33.7 39.1 38.5 2005
Sacramento CA 33.9   34.3 39.7 39.0 2005
Salinas CA 36.0   36.0 39.3 39.8 2005
San Antonio TX 39.7 40.0 39.7 40.4 39.9 2005
San Diego CA 33.5 40.0 34.5 39.2 38.4 2004
San Francisco CA 34.2 39.9 35.0 39.9 39.6 2005
Seattle WA 37.8 40.1 38.0 39.9 39.7 2005
Springfield MA 34.0   34.0 37.6 37.2 2005
Springfield MO 36.8   37.0 40.0 39.4 2005
St. Louis MO-IL 34.9   35.1 39.1 38.4 2005
Virginia Beach VA-NC 36.7 37.6 36.8 40.4 38.9 2005
Visalia CA 36.5   36.5 38.9 38.0 2005
Washington DC-VA-MD-WV 36.5 38.2 36.7 39.4 39.1 2005
York PA 37.7   37.7 39.9 39.1 2005
Youngstown OH-PA 36.3 38.7 36.8 39.3 39.0 2005
             

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