Those looking to work in Utah should be aware that teacher salaries in the state hover near the bottom range. Compared to other states, Utah ranks 47th, putting it very close to one of the lowest paying states in the nation. For the most part, both new and experienced teachers can expect to make less than their colleagues working in other states. While wages may be low, salaries in Utah have managed to keep pace with inflation. Additionally, most teachers will find that the cost of living is quite low in the state, making their salaries more than enough to live on. Like many other states across the nation, Utah offers teachers who choose to pursue higher degrees salary increases that can be quite attractive.

Average Teacher Salaries in Utah

Salaries are from the 2006-2007 Jordan School District and reflect entry level wages.

  • Average Teacher Salary (Bachelor’s Degree): $28,939
  • Average Teacher Salary (Master’s Degree): $32,455
  • Average Teacher Salary (PhD): $36,512

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