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School Employee Salaries

Average Teacher
Compensation = $60,474

In the 2006-07 school year, the average compensation for a Utah public school teacher was $60,474, with an average salary of $41,086 and $19,388 in benefits.

 

Breakdown of Utah's Average Teacher Compensation, 2006-07
Utah State Office of Education, School Finance & Statistics1

Graph Notes:

  • The benefits offered by school districts and charter schools vary. 


Average Teacher Compensation by School Type, 2006-07 

Type of School
Statewide Average

Lowest
Average

Highest
Average
School District Averages
 $61,062$55,034
$72,693
School District Name
 --Tooele
Park City
    
Charter School Averages
 $45,071$32,899$65,976
Charter School Name
 --Moab
Community
CBA Center

Find a Public Employee's Salary:

  • Look up a specific teacher's salary>> Utah's Right to Know is a database of public information put together by the Salt Lake Tribune. After clicking on the link, select a school district or charter school in either pull-down menu. Then type the name of the person whose salary you're looking for in the box and click "Go".

Compensation by District or Charter School:


Average School Administrator
Compensation = $90,708

In the 2006-07 school year, the average salary for a Utah public school administrator was $71,320.  Assuming school administrators have similar benefits as school teachers, the average compensations for a Utah public school administrator would be $90,708.  This figure does not include the salaries of school administrators at the state level.


Average Administrator Compensation by School Type, 2006-07 

Type of School
Statewide Average

Lowest
Average

Highest
Average
School District Averages
 $91,284$65,449
$106,271
School District Name
 --Piute
Park City
    
Charter School Averages
 $75,559$41,899$127,651
Charter School Name
 --Moab
Community
Spectrum Academy

Find a Public Employee's Salary:

  • Look up a specific administrator's salary>> Utah's Right to Know is a database of public information put together by the Salt Lake Tribune. After clicking on the link, select a school district or charter school in either pull-down menu. Then type the name of the person whose salary you're looking for in the box and click "Go".

Compensation by District or Charter School:


Average Beginning Teacher
Compensation = $34,013 to $59,242

In the 2006-07 school year, the average compensation for beginning public school teachers ranged from $34,013 to $59,242. Unfortunately, we were unable to calculate a statewide average based on the data provided by the Utah State Office of Education.


Average Beginning Teacher Compensation by School Type, 2006-07

Type of School

Lowest
Average

Highest
Average
School District Averages
$42,482
$57,018
School District Name
Duchesne
Salt Lake
   
Charter School Averages
$34,013
$59,242
Charter School Name
Odyssey Charter
Intech Collegiate
High School

Find a Public Employee's Salary:

  • Look up a specific teacher's salary>> Utah's Right to Know is a database of public information put together by the Salt Lake Tribune. After clicking on the link, select a school district or charter school in either pull-down menu. Then type the name of the person whose salary you're looking for in the box and click "Go".

Compensation by District or Charter School:

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