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Alaska Math Teacher Salary Expectations

Data released by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development shows that math teachers in Alaska fare much better financially on average than their counterparts across the nation. In fact, the average math teacher salary in Alaska is $87,040 compared to $74,210 nationally, which is a difference of almost 15%. The median in Alaska is not even 1% below the average at $86,570. Entry-level salaries average $64,520 (compared with $34,750 nationally) per year while experienced math teachers average $115,820.

Another consideration is location. In the Anchorage/Mat-Su area, the average among math teachers is $78,600. The median there is actually 3% higher at $81,240. The starting salary in the Anchorage/Mat-Su area is $58,860. Those with more experience can expect to average $96,240 annually.

In addition, the Anchorage School District provides the following data about how math teachers in their district are paid:

Bachelor’s Degree Plus 18 Units

  • Step 0: $49,812
  • Step 1: $51,101
  • Step 2: $52,390
  • Step 3: $53,678
  • Step 4: $54,967
  • Step 5: $56,255
  • Step 6: $57,545
  • Step 7: $58,834
  • Step 8: $60,123
  • Step 9: $61,411
  • Step 10: $62,700
  • Step 11: $63,989
  • Step 12: $65,277

Bachelor’s Degree Plus 54 Units or Master’s Degree

  • Step 0: $55,112
  • Step 1: $56,399
  • Step 2: $57,689
  • Step 3: $58,978
  • Step 4: $60,267
  • Step 5: $61,554
  • Step 6: $62,844
  • Step 7: $64,132
  • Step 8: $65,423
  • Step 9: $66,711
  • Step 10: $68,000
  • Step 11: $69,288
  • Step 12: $70,577
  • Step 13: $71,866
  • Step 14: $73,155
  • Step 15: $74,445
  • Step 16: $75,733
  • Step 17: $77,022

Additional salary information about math teachers in Anchorage provided by the U.S. Department of Labor is shown below:

Area name
Employment
Annual median wage
Anchorage AK
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