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History of Georgia’s Average Teacher Salaries vs. National Averages

(Updated May 2016)
YEAR
GEORGIA
NATIONAL
RANK
BEHIND
2015 $54,190 $58,064 24th $3,874
2014
$53,382
$57,379
24th
$3,997
2013
$52,924
$56,610
24th
$3,686
2012
$52,880
$56,103
23rd
$3,223
2011
$52,938
$55,418
22nd
$2,480
2010
$52,815
$55,623
22nd
$2,808
2009
$53,112
$55,202
18th
$2,090
2008
$52,879
$54,319
17th
$1,440
2007
$51,560
$52,308
18th
$748
2006
$49,905
$50,816
18th
$911*
2005
$48,300
$49,109
18th
$809
2004
$46,526
$47,674
18th
$1,148
2003
$45,988
$46,735
16th
$747
2002
$45,533
$45,822
15th
$289
2001
$44,073
$44,604
16th
$531
2000
$42,216
$43,335
17th
$682
1999
$41,023
$41,733
20th
$710
1998
$37,569
$39,477
21st
$1,908
1997
$35,596
$38,611
27th
$3,015
1996
$34,307
$37,846
27th
$3,539
1995
$32,198
$36,874
30th
$4,676
1994
$30,527
$35,723
34th
$5,196
1993
$30,051
$35,000
34th
$4,949
1992
$29,509
$34,148
32nd
$4,639
1991
$28,855
$33,015
32nd
$4,160
1990
$28,006
$31,331
30th
$3,325
1989
$28,038
$29,567
25th
$1,529
1988
$26,177
$28,044
26th
$1,867
1987
$24,200
$27,551
27th
$3,351
1986
$23,046
$25,206
34th
$2,160
1985
$20,610
$23,582
34th
$2,972
1984
$18,631
$22,029
38th
$3,398