Document Number: 8586Survey and Analysis of Teacher Salary Trends 2007 - The average salary for traditional public school teachers increased 4.5 percent in 2006-07 to $51,009, according to the AFT's latest teacher salary survey, marking the first time average teacher pay exceeded $50,000 and the first time since 2003 that teacher salaries surpassed the annual rate of inflation. The AFT report also includes never-before-released salary data for charter school teachers in 29 states-of the 40 that have charter schools-where the news was not as positive. The average charter school teacher salary was $41,106-nearly $10,000 less than that for traditional public school teachers. (AFT, 2007)...
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