Average Teacher Salary Rank: 1st
Starting Teacher Salary Rank: 2nd
Salary raise last year: 1.0 %
Salary raise over 10 years: 41.0 %
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New York has the 1st highest average salaries for teachers - and 2nd highest for 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.