Teacher Salary Survey 2007
New York ranked Fourth in the nation for its average teacher salary in 2006-07, according to the American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) Survey and Analysis of Teacher Salary Trends 2007.
The average teacher salary in New York for the 2006-07 school year was $59,557-a 6.5 percent increase from the previous year. New York was ranked seventh in the nation for beginning teacher salaries, at $39,500, an increase of 1.3 percent from 2005-06.
In New York, the average salary for charter school teachers was $50,000; beginning charter school teachers‘ salaries averaged $44,750.
Traditional public school teacher salaries for other states in the Mid-Atlantic Region ranked as follows: New Jersey was ranked third in the nation, at $59,730; Maryland was eighth, at $56,927; Pennsylvania was 10th, at $54,977; and Delaware was 12th, at $54,537.
California had the highest average teacher salary, at $63,640, while South Dakota reported the lowest, at $35,378.