It's Teacher Appreciation Week. Find out which states pay their teachers the most, according to 2012-13 average teacher salary figures from the National Center for Education Statistics.
20. Wisconsin -- $55,171 average salary in 2012-13
19. New Hampshire -- $55,599
18. Nevada -- $55,957
17. Minnesota -- $56,268
16. Wyoming -- $57,920
15. Ohio -- $58,092
14. Oregon -- $58,758
13. Illinois -- $59,113
12. Delaware -- $59,679
11. Michigan -- $61,560
10. Rhode Island -- $63,474
9. Pennsylvania -- $63,521
8. Maryland -- $65,265
7. Alaska -- $65,468
6. New Jersey -- $68,797
5. California -- $69,324
4. Connecticut -- $69,766
3. District of Columbia -- $70,906
2. Massachusetts -- $73,129
1. New York -- $75,279
Check out the list of all 50 states here.
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