Connecticut ranks 10th Best State for Teachers — WalletHub study

According to a study done by the personal-finance website WalletHub, Connecticut ranks 10th as the Best State for Teachers.

In order to help educators find the best teaching opportunities in the country and draw attention to the states needing improvement in this regard, WalletHub analyzed the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 16 key metrics, ranging from “average starting salary” to “pupil-teacher ratio” to “school safety.”

Teacher-Friendliness of Connecticut (1=Best; 25=Avg.)

  • 20th – Median Annual Salary for Teachers (Adjusted for Cost of Living)

  • 3rd – WalletHub “School Systems” Ranking

  • 12th – School Safety

  • 19th – 10-Year Change in Teacher Salaries

  • 6th – Pupil-Teacher Ratio

  • 6th – Public-School Spending per Student

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