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Returns for a Rewarding Career
Your impact in the classroom is an investment in your future—and in your students.
Your impact in the classroom is an investment in your future—and in your students.

Teaching is more than a profession. It merges the sustainable salary and benefits of an office job with an enviable mission: to help shape the next generation.

With the freedom to lead a classroom, and the flexibility to live your personal life to the fullest, teachers have one of the most unique compensation packages around.

Not All Salaries Are Created Equal

Let’s address the elephant in the room: salary. It’s a critical part of choosing any career, and for teachers, it’s no different. While you’ve probably heard rumors about teacher pay, Connecticut has long led the country in offering competitive compensation for educators.

Benefits of a Sustainable Career

Teachers tend to get good benefits packages, too. Along with standard medical, dental and vision insurance provided by school districts, teachers participate in the Connecticut State Teachers Retirement System that allows teachers to retire at age 60 with 20 years of in-state service, or retire even earlier by meeting other criteria.

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