The average salary for teachers in public schools for 2014-15 was $57,420, according to the National Education Association. The school district is located in Upper Bucks County. Pennsylvania traditionally offers teachers a competitive salary through collective bargaining. The 50 N.J. School Districts That Pay Their Teachers the Most We immersed ourselves in the 50 Pennsylvania school districts that pay their teachers the best, and found out how the Lehigh Valley area stacks up. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the average in charter schools can drop by $24,901 to a peak of $100,000. Only the Catasauqua and Parkland school districts made it into the top 50. The average salary for teachers in Pennsylvania in 2015-16 was $65,205, but the actual paycheck a teacher collects varies from school district to school district. New York State offers some of the best teacher salaries in the country, with an average salary of 77,628 $US, while it drops to 40,934 $US in South Dakota. Teachers` remuneration is negotiated through individual contracts that take into account the regional cost of living, years of experience and level of education. Teachers` salaries vary widely in the United States….