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Teachers in your neighborhood: how much do they make?

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Posted at 7:28 AM, Jun 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-04 07:28:55-04

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.