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10 States With Lowest Beginning Teacher Pay

Lowest Pay for Beginning Teachers

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According to the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the average beginning teacher pay across the United States was $35,284. However, the ten worst states for beginning teacher pay are much lower than that. Here is a list of the ten states with the lowest beginning teacher pay according to statistics from the AFT.

10. Kansas

$30,408

9. Iowa

$30,331

8. New Hampshire

$30,183

7. Idaho

$30,000

6. Nebraska

$29,215

5. Utah

$28,653

4. Maine

$28,517

3. Montana

$27,134

2. North Dakota

$27,064

1. South Dakota

$26,988

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