Average teacher pay: 31st when adjusted for cost of living

I will publish the entire state-by-state ranking in the next week or two, but my initial calculations indicate that North Carolina’s average teacher salary, when adjusted for cost of living, ranks 31st in the nation.

The unadjusted ranking is 35th in the nation, according to a report released by the National Education Association earlier today.

Terry Stoops / Director of the Center for Effective Education | John Locke Foundation

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...