Average Teacher Salary Rank: 1st
Starting Teacher Salary Rank: 3rd
Salary raise last year: 3.0 %
Salary raise over 10 years: 42.0 %
New York ranks on 1st postiton on average salaries for teachers - and 3rd on starting teachers.
But living in New York - especially NYC - having a teaching certificate for K-12 will be tough to have a high standard of living in the high cost-of-living area. Get your masters degree to augment your salary as your career progresses.