Louisiana Teacher Salary
Starting Teacher Salary Rank: 12th
Salary raise last year: 0.0 %
Salary raise over 10 years: 45.0 %
TeacherPortal Salary Comfort Score
Louisiana is sixth on our comfort scale with a starting salary of $38,655 and average salaries of $49,006. As this state recovers from Hurricane Katrina, the school system is offering incentives such a loan forgiveness to attract teachers. Due to lower starting salaries in this state, think about getting your master's degree as having one will advance your position on the pay scale.
How do salaries grow in Louisiana?
Average Salary: $49,006
Student/Teacher Ratios in Louisiana, 2011
Number of Students: 696,558
Students per Teacher: 14.0
Louisiana teacher salaries vs. total education expenditures
Teacher Expenditures: $2,391,063,282
Percent Spent on Teachers: 33 %
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Teaching Schools in Louisiana
- M.A. in Education/Early Childhood Ed.
- M.A. in Education/Secondary Teacher Education
- MEd in Secondary Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: Teacher Licensure
- MEd in Secondary Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
- MEd in Teaching and Learning - Gifted Education Focus
- MEd in Early Childhood Education