WalletHub News Release
Florida Is 2018's 5th Worst State for Teachers
With World Teachers’ Day around the corner and teaching among the lowest-paid professions that require a bachelor’s degree, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst States for Teachers as well as accompanying videos.
In order to help educators find the best opportunities and teaching environments in the U.S., WalletHub analyzed the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 22 key metrics, ranging from teachers’ income growth potential to pupil-teacher ratio to teacher safety.
Teacher-Friendliness of Florida (1=Best; 25=Avg.)
- 25th – Avg. Starting Salary for Teachers (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
- 46th – Avg. Salary for Teachers (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
- 26th – Quality of School System
- 30th – Pupil-Teacher Ratio
- 41st – Public-School Spending per Student
- 35th – Teachers’ Income Growth Potential
- 37th – 10-Year Change in Teacher Salaries
For the full report, please click here.