1. Hawaii- If the beautiful tropics of Hawaii, the white sandy beaches and the year round great weather isn’t enough to make any one want to move there then maybe the starting salary for teachers would be. According to Forbes Magazine, The salary survey at shows that average salary for teachers at all levels in Hawaii is $49,292 which is slightly above the average in the country. While $49,000 may be a great starting teacher salary in some parts, in Hawaii where a gallon of milk can cost upwards of $7, this may not be enough. Minus the gorgeous beaches, the state ranks dead last in the “salary comfort index,” probably due to Hawaii’s high cost of living.
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