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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Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

Reader Comments

  • wjw

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

    • Terry Stoops

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