Mississippi Teacher Salary
Average Teacher Salary Rank: 49th
Starting Teacher Salary Rank: 43rd
Salary raise last year: 0.0 %
Salary raise over 10 years: 31.0 %
Mississippi is 39th on our comfort scale with a starting salary of $31,187 and average salaries of $41,975. This southern state's motto is "The South's Warmest Welcome" which makes it a great place for anyone who wants to be a teacher in a close-knit community. Keep in mind that if you get your master's degree, your starting salary may be higher than $31,187.
How do salaries grow in Mississippi?
Average Salary: $41,975
Student/Teacher Ratios in Mississippi, 2011
Number of Students: 490,526
Students per Teacher: 15.0
Mississippi teacher salaries vs. total education expenditures
Teacher Expenditures: $1,355,558,587
Percent Spent on Teachers: 31 %