ATLANTA – A new report by WalletHub found that Georgia ranks in the top 10 Best States for Teachers in the United States.
With World Teachers’ Day around the corner but teachers making an average of $3,644 less per year than they did 10 years ago when adjusted for inflation, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2023’s Best & Worst States for Teachers, as well as expert commentary.
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 24 key metrics, ranging from teachers’ income growth potential to the pupil-teacher ratio to public-school spending per student.
Teacher-Friendliness of Georgia (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
- Overall rank for Georgia: 10th
- 19th – Avg. Starting Salary for Teachers (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
- 8th – Avg. Salary for Teachers (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
- 29th – Pupil-Teacher Ratio
- 21st – Teachers’ Income Growth Potential
- 7th – Projected Competition in Year 2030
- 19th – 10-Year Change in Teacher Salaries
- 1st – Existence of Digital Learning Plan
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