Rhode Island

Rhode Island may be a small state, but the teaching salaries it offers are quite large. Rhode Island ranks 5th in the nation for average teaching salaries when compared to other states. Even teachers new to the job can expect to get paid above the national average for new teacher salaries. Technology is important in Rhode Island schools and teachers in the state will find that both students and teachers are expected to know about and use a variety of computer programs and devices. Educational programs through University of Rhode Island can help educate those who are less familiar with the technologies. Teachers may also be able to boost their salaries and become more competitive in the job market by pursuing additional education and certification.

Average Teacher Salaries in Rhode Island

Salaries are from the 2006-2007 Providence Public Schools Salary Schedule and reflect entry level wages

  • Average Teacher Salary (Bachelor’s Degree): $35,563
  • Average Teacher Salary (Master’s Degree): $37,918
  • Average Teacher Salary (PhD): $38,720

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