Minimum salary for Missouri teachers rises

Monday, June 29, 2009 | 8:45 a.m. CDT; updated 12:32 p.m. CDT, Monday, June 29, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri public school teachers will be getting a bump in their minimum salary levels.

The minimum teacher's salary will rise to $24,000 for the 2009-2010 school year.

The $1,000 increase over last year marks the final step of a four-year, phase-in to raise the minimum teacher's salary from its previous base of $18,000.

The minimum salary for teacher's with a master's degree and at least 10 years of experience will also rise. For the 2009-2010 school year, that minimum salary will be $33,000. Before the start of the four-year increase, it had been set at $24,000.


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Allan Sharrock June 29, 2009 | 12:57 p.m.

24K WOW! The teachers won't know what to do with all that money. As I told Rep Still our teacher salary's are pathetic. Our elected officials should be ashamed.

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