The average teacher salary last year was $69,435, up 1 percent from 2012, according to new state figures. The average superintendent salary last year, excluding part-timers, was roughly $167,000, the same as 2012. The number of teachers dropped again, this time by about 3,000, or 1 percent. Teacher pay varies widely by district.
Updated with 2013 school year data on 01/13/14 ...
Districts with highest average teacher salaries, 2013
Districts with highest-paid superintendents, 2013
Notes: Average teacher salaries are often a reflection of three things: An area's cost of living, how much the district is willing to pay and the number of experienced teachers the district employs. After getting your results, click "details" to see all the numbers in context. "FTE" stands for full time equivalent.
Roughly 15 percent of districts -- most of them very small -- did not report 2013 teacher pay data to the state.
Source: 2012-13 Certificated Salary Data, California Department of Education