ALBANY, N.Y. (WKBW) — Teachers in New York state are the highest paid in the country. The median salary for a teacher over the course of 2002-2017 in the Empire State is $79,587.
The lowest paying state for teachers is South Dakota.
These numbers come from the Rockefeller Institute of Government, a SUNY thinktank.
Here are some of the median salaries for teachers in school districts in WNY:
- $93,128 Niagara Falls City SD
- $87,540 Lackawanna
- $87,156 Sweet Home
- $84,675 Ken-Ton
- $83,556 Clarence
- $80,350 Williamsville
- $75,541 Orchard Park
- $69,125 Depew
- $66,994 Amherst
- $64,689 Buffalo
- $60,925 Cheektowaga
For all of the districts in New York, click here.