WalletHub Study: Hawaii is the 5th Worst State for Teachers
News Release from Wallet Hub September 29, 2014
With Oct. 5 being International World Teachers Day and in recognition of the key role that educators play in our children’s lives, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2014’s Best and Worst States for Teachers.
In order to help educators find the best job opportunities in the country, WalletHub analyzed the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 18 key metrics, ranging from median starting salary to unemployment rate to teacher job openings per capita.
Teaching Opportunities in Hawaii (1=Best; 25=Avg.)
- 51st – Average Starting Salaries
- 51st – Median Annual Salaries
- 38th – Percentage of Population Ages 5 to 17 by Year 2030
- 27th – 10-Year Change in Teacher Salaries
- 37th – Pupil to Teacher Ratio
- 46th – Public School Spending per Student
- 41st – Commute Time
- 36th – Teachers Wage Disparity
For the full report, please visit: http://wallethub.com/edu/best-and-worst-states-for-teachers/7159/