Quora ?: Why has nothing been done to address the issue of teachers being paid so little?

https://www.salary.com/research/salary/listing/teacher-salary

From above: “The average **Teacher** salary in the United States is $59,934 as of May 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $52,402 and $69,224. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.”

Also see, https://www.ed.gov/oii-news/teacher-compensation

Add to this, they are in a club for Life, no stress of getting fired, lifetime retirement considerations, pensions, medical. And 3 months off every year and Federal Holidays plus paid time off benefits. Like 80K to 150K in compensation per year, no job insecurity and lifetime cushy benefits – If you comply with the Eye in the sky. Since no pay is enough for that, that is why they receive so little.

Please share your wisdom or reaction.

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