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Florida is one of the best states for teachers according to WalletHub’s annual list of the Best and Worst States for Teachers. How they determine the list is they judge the 50 states and Washington D.C. on 24 key indicators of teacher-friendliness, in areas of opportunity and competition and academic and work environment.

They also include starting salary, income growth potential, pupil-to-teacher ratio, teacher security, quality of school system and more to determine the list.

Florida is in the Top 10 of the best states for teachers. The worst state for teachers is Hawaii as they came in the bottom ten for academic and work environment.

Check out the Top 10 of the best states in the U.S. for teachers below.

 

  • 1 - New York

    Came in 3rd for academic and work environment and in 5th for opportunity and competition.

  • 2 - Utah

    Came in 12th for academic and work environment and in 2nd for opportunity and competition.

  • 3 - Virginia

    Came in 8th for academic and work environment and in 4th for opportunity and competition.

  • 4 - Florida

    Came in 10th for academic and work environment and in 6th for opportunity and competition.

  • 5 - Washington

    Came in 15th for academic and work environment and in 3rd for opportunity and competition.

  • 6 - New Jersey

    Came in 6th for academic and work environment and in 16th for opportunity and competition.

  • 7 - Pennsylvania

    Came in 11th for academic and work environment and in 8th for opportunity and competition.

  • 8 - Massachusetts

    Came in 4th for academic and work environment and in 18th for opportunity and competition.

  • 9 - Maryland

    Came in 2nd for academic and work environment and in 30th for opportunity and competition.

  • 10 - Connecticut

    Came in 5th for academic and work environment and in 24th for opportunity and competition.