Civic Report No. 50 January 2007


How Much Are Public School Teachers Paid?

Table 4A: A Comparison of Mean Weekly Hours for Full-Time Workers (Organized by Public School Teacher Mean Weekly Hours)
Rank   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
           
1 Amarillo TX 40.0   40.0 40.0 39.5 2005
2 Milwaukee WI 40.0   40.0 39.9 40.0 2005
3 Portland OR-WA 39.8 39.8 39.8 39.9 40.0 2005
4 Phoenix AZ 39.7 40.0 39.8 39.6 39.2 2005
5 San Antonio TX 39.7 40.0 39.7 40.4 39.9 2005
6 Austin TX 39.6 40.0 39.6 40.1 40.2 2005
7 Greensboro NC 39.4   39.4 40.0 39.6 2005
8 Augusta GA-SC 39.3   38.9 39.5 39.6 2006
9 Dallas TX 39.2 39.3 39.2 39.6 39.2 2005
10 Denver CO 39.2 38.5 39.1 39.6 39.0 2005
11 Atlanta GA 39.1   39.1 39.7 39.3 2005
12 Corpus Christi TX 39.1   39.1 39.2 39.0 2005
13 Birmingham AL 39.0   39.0 39.9 39.8 2006
14 Columbus OH 39.0 38.8 39.0 39.9 40.2 2005
15 Houston TX 39.0 41.3 39.1 39.7 39.5 2004
16 Minneapolis MN-WI 38.5 40.0 38.7 39.9 39.9 2005
17 Knoxville TN 38.4   38.5 39.8 39.6 2005
18 Pittsburgh PA 38.4 37.0 38.3 39.3 39.2 2004
19 Brownsville TX 38.0   38.1 39.6 38.8 2005
20 Richmond VA 38.0   38.1 39.4 39.3 2005
21 Kansas City MO-KS 37.9 39.6 38.2 39.7 39.5 2005
22 Seattle WA 37.8 40.1 38.0 39.9 39.7 2005
23 York PA 37.7   37.7 39.9 39.1 2005
24 Orlando FL 37.6   38.2 39.8 39.7 2005
25 Johnstown PA 37.5   37.6 38.4 38.1 2005
26 Cleveland OH 37.4   37.1 39.6 39.3 2004
27 Memphis TN-MS-AR 37.4 38.7 37.4 38.6 37.9 2006
28 Reading PA 37.4   37.4 39.5 39.0 2005
29 Charlotte NC-SC 37.2   37.4 39.8 38.9 2005
30 Louisville KY-IN 37.0   37.0 39.4 39.2 2005
31 Dayton OH 36.8   36.8 39.6 39.3 2005
32 Springfield MO 36.8   37.0 40.0 39.4 2005
33 Virginia Beach VA-NC 36.7 37.6 36.8 40.4 38.9 2005
34 Iowa City IA 36.6   37.0 39.8 39.7 2005
35 Lincoln NE 36.6   36.7 39.7 39.2 2005
36 Miami FL 36.5   36.7 39.5 38.6 2004
37 Oklahoma City OK 36.5   36.6 40.3 40.6 2006
38 Visalia CA 36.5   36.5 38.9 38.0 2005
39 Washington DC-VA-MD-WV 36.5 38.2 36.7 39.4 39.1 2005
40 Youngstown OH-PA 36.3 38.7 36.8 39.3 39.0 2005
41 Greenville SC 36.0   36.1 39.5 39.3 2005
42 Salinas CA 36.0   36.0 39.3 39.8 2005
43 Cincinnati OH-KY-IN 35.6 38.8 35.9 39.3 38.5 2005
44 Honolulu HI 35.5 39.9 36.4 39.0 38.3 2006
45 New Orleans LA 35.5   35.7 39.3 38.9 2004
46 Raleigh NC 35.5 43.6 36.6 39.4 39.1 2004
47 Hartford CT 35.0   35.2 39.0 38.3 2005
48 Indianapolis IN 35.0   35.4 39.4 39.0 2005
49 St. Louis MO-IL 34.9   35.1 39.1 38.4 2005
50 Rochester NY 34.8   34.8 38.3 38.0 2005
51 Buffalo NY 34.6 38.0 34.9 38.8 38.0 2005
52 Boston MA-NH 34.4 42.1 35.0 38.7 38.4 2005
53 Detroit MI 34.3 39.2 34.7 39.5 39.1 2005
54 San Francisco CA 34.2 39.9 35.0 39.9 39.6 2005
55 Kalamazoo MI 34.1   35.0 39.2 38.4 2003
56 Philadelphia PA-NJ-DE-MD 34.1 39.3 35.1 38.7 38.1 2004
57 Springfield MA 34.0   34.0 37.6 37.2 2005
58 Sacramento CA 33.9   34.3 39.7 39.0 2005
59 Chicago IL-IN-WI 33.7 38.3 34.1 39.0 38.4 2005
60 Elkhart IN 33.7   33.8 38.9 38.1 2005
61 Providence RI-MA 33.7   34.1 38.0 37.6 2004
62 Rockford IL 33.7   33.7 39.1 38.5 2005
63 San Diego CA 33.5 40.0 34.5 39.2 38.4 2004
64 Los Angeles CA 33.2 39.0 33.9 39.2 38.1 2005
65 New York NY-NJ-PA 32.7 36.9 33.4 37.6 37.2 2005
66 Grand Rapids MI 32.6   33.2 39.1 38.0 2005
               

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