Analysts compared the teaching opportunities in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. based on 16 metrics.
The data analyzed pupil-teacher ratio, average starting salary, school safety and other areas.
- Third: Median Annual Salary for Teachers (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
- Sixth: 10-Year Change in Teacher Salaries
- Sixth: Pupil-Teacher Ratio
- 12th: WalletHub “School Systems” Ranking
- 19th: School Safety
- 20th: Teacher-Friendliness
The Constitution State finished behind New Jersey, ranked first, and New York, which was ranked seventh.
The bottom five were Mississippi, Oregon, Arizona, West Virginia and Hawaii.
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