Minnesota Teacher Salary
Average Teacher Salary Rank: 18th
Starting Teacher Salary Rank: 24th
Salary raise last year: 2.0 %
Salary raise over 10 years: 27.0 %
Minnesota is 26th on our comfort scale with starting salaries of $34,025 average salaries of $53,680. It's an affordable state to live in and has a reputation for being "Minnesota Nice". Additionally, this state is an outdoor enthusiast's dream with year round activities such as snow-mobiling and fishing. Plus, Minnesota summers are perfect - and you'll have them all to yourself on a teacher's schedule.
Teachers that have a Master's Degree live extremely well in Minnesota - but you'll be comfortable with a standard teaching certificate if you don't mind a few less Twins games and a cabin up north!
How do salaries grow in Minnesota?
Average Salary: $53,680
Student/Teacher Ratios in Minnesota, 2011
Number of Students: 810,123
Students per Teacher: 15.0
Minnesota teacher salaries vs. total education expenditures
Teacher Expenditures: $2,753,885,844
Percent Spent on Teachers: 28 %