Utah Has 13th Lowest-Paid Teachers in the U.S.

A new analysis shows the average teacher in Utah gets paid $49,393. That’s more than $5,000 below the national average and it ranks 13th-lowest in the country.

Valerie Strauss at The Answer Sheet blog breaks down data showing the U.S. average for teacher pay is $56,383. Utah is at the lower end of that scale. 

Here’s a map showing what teachers get paid across the country:

Here’s the data in graph form: