Teacher and Non-teacher Salary Gap Grows

After controlling for experience, gender and education the salary gap between teachers and non-teachers has increased over time, 1970 to 2008. In the 1970s teachers earned 93 percent as much as non-teachers with similar backgrounds.  The ratio dropped to just 81 percent by the 2000s.

Teacher and Non-Teacher Salary Gap GrowsIt should be noted this study by the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution does not include health and retirement benefits.

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