Average teacher pay nearly $48,000 a year

From Highlights of the NC Public School Budget 2016

Over the last three years, average teacher pay has increased by nearly $3,000 – from $44,990 in 2014 to $47,931 in 2016 – but be mindful of the limitations of this statistic.

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  1. Without a range for the benefits, is it really accurate to label this “Compensation”?

    Comment by wjw on March 14, 2016 at 9:50 am

  2. Thank you. Very good point. I avoided using the term “compensation” in the title, but I noticed that I used it as a label.

    Comment by Terry Stoops on March 14, 2016 at 9:58 am

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