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Public Opinion Says Teachers Should Get Paid

deupüive SodaHead a daily infographic Should Teachers Make $60,000 a Year? 27% No Every Week Should Be Teacher Appreciation Week 73% Yes A majority of respondents think teachers should make at least $60k. Save Our Schools! 91% Yes It looks like our teachers are doing a wonderful job, because students and teens actually had the most enthusiastic responses in favor of increasing their teachers' salaries. Either that, or there are a lot of kids sucking up for better grades. 9% No 72% Yes 28% No STUDENTS & TEENS OVER 24 But First Save Our Jobs In terms of employment status, the unemployed were most adamant that the money go toward something more direct. Like job creation, perhaps. 95% es LL 70% es 30% No Unemployed Part-Time Close, But No Gold Star* $70K $60K $50K According to survey analyses, the average American public school teacher makes between $44,000 and $58,000. Only the top 20% or so of public school teachers currently make $60,000 or more. Teaching...It Still Beats Minimum Wage** The education industry is no Wall Street, but it sure beats flippin' burgers. The median salary for American public school teachers is still slightly higher than the median American salary. Median Income: $48,201 Median Teacher Income: $50,479 *, 2011 ( **U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 ( Results taken from on September 6, 2011. Vote, comment, and share at com © 2011 Total number of SodaHead votes: 681

Public Opinion Says Teachers Should Get Paid

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Last week we asked SodaHeads if they thought teachers should make $60,000 a year, and after nearly a week of voting we've got the results. We asked about teacher salaries after Secretary of Educati...


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