Teachers have incredibly stressful jobs. Despite the importance of their position, many teachers are underpaid, and salaries can vary greatly from city to city. While some salaries are dictated by cost of living, the fact remains that some teachers are not paid enough for the hard work they do. Which U.S. cities are paying their elementary school teachers the least? This infographic from PlaygroundEquipment.com visualizes the American cities where elementary school teachers make the most and the least. Elementary school teachers make the least in the Sierra Vista-Douglas area of Arizona, earning just $37,880. The second lowest-paid teachers are in Yuma, AZ, where they earn $40,370 on average. On the other end of the spectrum, elementary school teachers in Kingston, NY make more than any other at $92,090. That’s nearly 2.5 times more than Sierra Vista-Douglas! See which other cities make the list of highest- and lowest-paid elementary school teachers in America.
Infographic by: playgroundequipment