Average salaries of U.S. public schoolK–12 and beginning teachers:Selected years, 1972–2002
Salary (2000 constant $ thousands)All teachers197241,769198235,318199243,503200244,367Beginning teachers197229,504199228,866200230,719 NOTE: Beginning teachers’ salary in 1982 not available.SOURCE: F.H. Nelson and R. Drown,
Survey and Analysis of Teacher Salary Trends 2002,
AmericanFederation of Teachers (2003). See appendix table 1-23.
Science and Engineering Indicators 2006