Oregon can be a great place to teach for those looking for beautiful scenery and competitive teaching wages. Surveys have placed Oregon at 14th in the nation for average teaching salaries, making it an attractive place to start or continue a teaching career. Salaries remain at or above the national average for both those who are just coming out of college and those who have several years of experience. Additional education offers a great way to boost your entry level salary in Oregon schools, in some districts bumping up minimum salaries by a few thousand dollars.

Average Teacher Salaries in Oregon

Salaries are from the 2006-2007 Gresham-Barlow School District and reflect entry level pay.

  • Average Teacher Salary (Bachelor’s Degree): $31,323
  • Average Teacher Salary (Master’s Degree): $35,521
  • Average Teacher Salary (PhD): $38,684

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