It’s a nice headline to grab your attention but the cost of living on Long Island, NY compared to that of Pittsburgh, Pa is massive in comparison. So yes, you’re gonna earn more to live in NY because the cost of living is so damn high. – PB/TK
Report: New York State Public School Teachers in Long Island Earn $161,000 a Year on Average – By Katherine Rodriguez / June 4 2017
Public school teachers in New York state are increasingly pulling in six-figure taxpayer-funded salaries with generous benefits packages, with some educators in one Long Island school district making an average of $161,000 per year, according to a new report.
The 534 educators who worked in the Central Islip Public Schools District earned a collective total of more than $64 million, around $121,261 a teacher, not including benefits, for the 2015-2016 school year, according to a report from the Education Action Group.
These teachers also made an additional $12,897,342 in benefits, with each teacher making an average of $24,152 in benefits.
The compensation package does not end there for Central Islip’s teachers–the school district contributed a total of $8,566,330 to teachers’ retirement funds, spending an average of $16,041 per teacher.
Despite the large salaries teachers make in the district, Central Islip Public Schools maintain a mediocre academic reputation. According to the school ranking website Niche.com, the Central Islip Public School District has a C- rating in academics
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