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Old 02-24-2013, 12:07 AM   #81
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Gotcha. Take one of the cities that has the absolute highest cost of living and has the highest wages in the entire US and use it to make a blanket statement.

Also, starting salary for a teacher in Boston is 46K.... not 75k as you claim. In fact... the starting salary for someone with a Doctorate is 59k.
I said for Kindergarten. You link has no pay lister for K. She started at $50 back then. Moved up to $75 by about the mid 80's. She had a Masters. Masters got more because K was considered crucial.That's why she got so much. Anyhow, that's what I was told when my eyeballs popped out at her salary. Your link is 2010. The other pay scale matches what I said. My family's friend made over $60 teaching High School in the 90's.

I never said all teachers make that kind of money either. Not everybody has a high income in that area and the cost of living was not as high when she started.

I don't see any blanket statement. I said an eastern metro city for two people. Can you read? Here is what I posted. It may be a lot for that area but it's still part-time according to that teacher. If another area is cheaper to live in, then the pay would be lower to match. So, even if it was part-time it would cost less to live.

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I've a friend who is a teacher in a eastern metropolitan city and he says " It's the best paid part-time job ever." He has 8 kids too. I've an in-law who was paid $75 for K in Boston in the mid 80's even.
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