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WalletHub: Connecticut Ranks As Tenth Best State For Teachers

Connecticut ranked in the top 10 as being a teacher-friendly state, a recent study shows.
Connecticut ranked in the top 10 as being a teacher-friendly state, a recent study shows. Photo Credit: Daily Voice File

Connecticut was ranked 10th overall as a great place to be a teacher, according to the personal finance website WalletHub.

Analysts compared the teaching opportunities in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. based on 16 metrics.

The data analyzed pupil-teacher ratio, average starting salary, school safety and other areas.

Connecticut scored,

  • Third: Median Annual Salary for Teachers (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
  • Sixth: 10-Year Change in Teacher Salaries
  • Sixth: Pupil-Teacher Ratio
  • 12th: WalletHub “School Systems” Ranking
  • 19th: School Safety
  • 20th: Teacher-Friendliness

The Constitution State finished behind New Jersey, ranked first, and New York, which was ranked seventh.

The bottom five were Mississippi, Oregon, Arizona, West Virginia and Hawaii.

Click here for the full results at WalletHub.

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