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Poll: Do You Think Teachers are Underpaid or Overpaid?

Teacher's salaries have long been debated but who's right?

Poll: Do You Think Teachers are Underpaid or Overpaid?

 

According to figures recently obtained by Patch, the average projected salary for a non-administrative, certified employee in  next year is $71,352.

Certified employees include teachers, social workers and psychologists, guidance counselors, technology specialists and librarians.

Here's a further breakdown of the numbers:

Salaries for certified employees range from a low of $45,915 to a high of $83,367.

A total of 69 teachers earn more than $75,000 annually.

According to the Connecticut Department of Labor, the average salary in Connecticut is around $53,000.

 

Editor's note: All salary figures are based on the 2012-2013 budget. The figures do not include any additional earnings outside of base salaries.

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