It's been a long-standing joke that you can't do much on a teacher's salary. Turns out, teachers in Colorado can do even less. Teachers should be treated like heroes, especially right now as they navigate different styles of learning during a pandemic.

A study by reported that Colorado ranks no. 50 for teacher salaries across the U.S. In Colorado, teachers are being paid an average of $53,301. That's 23.1% less than the average educator salary in the rest of the country.

They went on to say that "nationally, teachers make $61,430–6.7% less than the national average salary."

Virginia ranked as the worst pay for teachers, while New York has the best. Washington D.C. was also included in the study.

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