Connecticut Teachers Among The Best Paid In The Nation

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A recent study shows Connecticut teachers to be among the best paid in the nation. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Elementary and secondary public school teachers in Fairfield County and throughout Connecticut are among the best paid in the nation, according to The Washington Post. 

The average teacher in Connecticut makes $69,766 annually, said the study printed in the Post and conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics and Jon Boeckenstedt, associate vice president at DePaul University in Chicago.

That ranks Connecticut fourth in the nation, behind top earners in New York at $75,279 annually but well above the national average of $56,383 annually, according to the Washington Post. 

Click here to see the full map along with data from previous years. 

Read the full Washington Post article here. 

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