Worst And Best States To Be A Teacher


Top Ten States To Be A Teacher

  1. Rhode Island
  2. Connecticut
  3. New Jersey
  4. New York
  5. Massachusetts
  6. Virginia
  7. Illinois
  8. Tennessee
  9. Ohio
  10. Arkansas
  • On the flipside, South Dakota is the worst state for teachers, with the lowest average pay of $44,472, about $20,000 lower than the national average. Plus, the average retirement benefit teachers in South Dakota earn is the third lowest in the country at just over $16,000 annually. 

Ten Worst States to Be A Teacher

  1. South Dakota
  2. Montana
  3. Hawaii
  4. Colorado
  5. Oklahoma
  6. Arizona
  7. Mississippi
  8. Maine
  9. Oregon
  10. Nevada

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