This paper breaks down facts about Oklahoma’s average teacher salary, considers how benefits might change generally-accepted teacher pay comparisons across states, cost of living, and inflation adjustments. Historical comparisons are also made, along with a discussion of facts regarding comparisons with other professions so that information on the issue is as full and accurate as possible.
Oklahoma’s Teacher Pay: 30th, Not 48th
Author: Byron Schlomach
An encore reposting of the research from the 1889 Institute.