Average Teacher Salary Rank: 28th
Starting Teacher Salary Rank: 41st
Salary raise last year: 2.0 %
Salary raise over 10 years: 22.0 %
Tennessee is 37th on our comfort scale with starting salaries of $34,098 and average salaries of $47,563. This state is famous for being the hotbed of country music. So, if you've got a thing for Kenney Chesney and friends, this is a great place for you to teach and get your master's in education.