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.
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