It’s no secret that teachers have an incredibly important job. They teach our children and form the building blocks of a lifetime of learning. Unfortunately, teaching salaries can differ from city to city, leaving many teachers underpaid for the amount of work they do. Have you ever wondered which U.S. city has the best-paid teachers?
The following graphic from PlaygroundEquipment.com shows which American cities’ elementary school teachers make the most and the least money. The elementary school teachers that make the most money are located in Kingston, NY at $92,090. Next on the list is the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area of California, where elementary school teachers make $90,270 on average. In fact, 14 of the top 25 cities with the highest-paid elementary school teachers are in California. On the other hand, elementary school teachers have the lowest salaries in Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ, where they make just $37,880. Which city’s average salary is most surprising to you?