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It Pays to Teach in 2019
Teaching is a career that requires a real commitment, but it comes with real rewards. Check out the compensation package that’s in store for you.
Teaching is a career that requires a real commitment, but it comes with real rewards. Check out the compensation package that’s in store for you.

Competitive Salary that Supports Your Life

As a teacher, know that you’ll be taken care of financially. Whether you’re meeting personal savings goals or looking after a family, a teacher’s paycheck offers you the chance to thrive.

A career as a teacher will generally put you firmly in the middle or upper-middle class, provide you with a solid level of security, and allow you to thrive by giving you the chance to pursue your passions and life goals in and out of the classroom. That might be why the National Center for Education Statistics found that 9 in 10 teachers reported that they are satisfied in their jobs in a study from 2016.

Recently, due to widespread support for those in the career, there has been an uptick in teacher salary increases, from districts in Kansas to Texas to Washington state.

Did you know that most people underestimate how much teachers take home? Take our quiz to test your knowledge.

  • Defining "Thrive"
  • District Considerations
  • Salary Schedule

Complete Compensation Package

The benefits you get on top of salary are part of your total compensation, and teachers tend to get a better benefit package than most other jobs. It starts with the standard medical, dental and vision insurance you expect as a professional, regardless of your years of experience.

  • Solid Basics to Start Off
  • Generous Vacation
  • Retirement to Die For
  • Say Goodbye to Your Loans

Plus Perks

  • Funding Opportunities
  • Classroom Projects
  • Housing Assistance
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