Average Teacher Salary in Nevada

In 2007, Nevada ranked 41 in terms of average teacher pay, with Nevada teacher salaries averaging $40,930 per year. After a significant increase in teacher salaries, Nevada raised its ranking from 41 in 2007 to 34 in both 2008 and 2009.

Average teacher salary in Nevada for the year 2009 was $45,753. This is lower than the national average of $49,720, but a large 7.94% increase from 2008 levels. Nevada teacher salaries were also lower than the national average in 2008, paying $44,180 in contrast to the national average of $48,353.

Although the average teacher salary in Nevada remains lower than the national average, it has also increased at a rate faster than that of most states. Teaching salaries in Nevada jumped more than 3.5% from 2007 to 2008, and nearly 8% in the following year, for a total increase of almost 12% over three years.

Teaching salaries in Nevada have been consistently increasing, as demonstrated in the Nevada Teacher Salary Schedule below:

Average Salary Percent Change
Rank 2009 Rank 2008 Rank 2007 2008 to 2009 2007 to 2008 2007 to 2009
Nevada 34 $45,753.33 34 $44,180.00 41 $40,930.00 3.56% 7.94% 11.78%

Read our article on becoming a teacher in Nevada if you are interested in teaching in Nevada.

Financial Data for Nevada

State Spending on Teachers

  • Salary expenditure on all teachers (including home schoolers, special education, non-certified teachers): $1,371,429,360
  • Benefits expenditures for teachers: $493,667,056
  • Instructional expenditures for teaching supplies: $168,807,876
  • Total current instructional expenditures per student (teacher salary and curriculum): $6,235
  • Total current expenditures per student: $11,857

Revenue Per Student From Various Sources

  • State revenue per student: $3,130
  • Federal revenue per student: $675

State Sources of Revenue for Schools

  • Revenue by state property tax: $1,283,257,556
  • Revenue by local government property tax: $-1
  • Federal grants direct to local districts: $15,381,366
  • Federal grants through state: $265,735,986

Nevada School Districts

School District Full Time Teachers Student to Teacher Ratio Contact Information
Carson City School District 452 18 to 1
1402 West King
Carson City, NV 89702
775-283-2100
Churchill County School District 239 18 to 1
545 East Richards St
Fallon, NV 89406
775-423-5184
Clark County School District 15,348 20 to 1
5100 West Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89146
702-799-5000
Douglas County School District 363 18 to 1
1638 Mono Ave
Minden, NV 89423
775-782-5134
Elko County School District 564 17 to 1
1092 Burns Rd
Elko, NV 89803
775-738-5196
Esmeralda County School District 6 11 to 1
5th And Ramsey
Goldfield, NV 89013
775-485-6382
Eureka County School District 25 10 to 1
Adams St
Eureka, NV 89316
775-237-5373
Humboldt County School District 206 16 to 1
310 East Fourth St
Winnemucca, NV 89445
775-623-8100
Lander County School District 56 21 to 1
625 Weaver Ave
Battle Mountain, NV 89820
775-635-2886
Lincoln County School District 79 13 to 1
495 East Edwards
Panaca, NV 89042
775-728-4471
Lyon County School District 523 17 to 1
25 East Goldfield Ave
Yerington, NV 89447
775-463-6800
Mineral County School District 32 18 to 1
503 C St
Hawthorne, NV 89415
775-945-2403
Nye County School District 384 17 to 1
Military Circlecle
Tonopah, NV 89049
775-482-6258
Pershing County School District 56 13 to 1
12th And Grinnell
Lovelock, NV 89419
775-273-7819
State-sponsored Charter Schools 81 30 to 1
700 East Fifth St
Carson City, NV 89701
775-687-9100
Storey County School District 34 13 to 1
30 North B St
Virginia City, NV 89440
775-847-0983
Washoe County School District 3,461 19 to 1
425 East Ninth
Reno, NV 89520
775-348-0200
White Pine County School District 85 17 to 1
1135 Ave C
Ely, NV 89301
775-289-4851