Area Teacher Pay Numbers
Friday, February 15, 2019

Salaries are the biggest chunk of any school budget.

A database of 2017-2018 teacher pay compiled by the Indianapolis Star shows Fremont Community Schools was the top paying district in the area at $54,042.

The average MSD of Steuben County teacher salary was $48,595.

Lakeland was in the middle tier at $49,938.

Averages don’t present a complete picture. For example a teacher with 13 years experience at Lakeland just broke the $40,000 level.

The lowest average teacher salaries in the area are at Garrett-Keyser-Butler, Prairie Heights, Central Noble and Fairfield school districts.