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Vermont Teacher Careers, Certification & Salaries

Vermont's population of 625,000 makes it the second smallest state in the nation for number of residents. It is a city of small towns and villages, with the occasional city - usually located on a waterway of some sort, since the industrial development of Vermont was based on mill development and water transport in rivers or on Lake Champlain. The state works hard at maintaining educational integrity in its schools however, in part because of its relatively educated population base. The Vermont Department of Education has a professional development program that focuses on raising the level of communication with in schools and districts as well as improving teaching performance.

Vermont Teacher Salaries

Vermont is ranked thirtieth among the states and the District of Columbia for average teacher salaries. In 2009 the average salary for Vermont teachers was $47,884.1 The closest thing that Vermont has to an urban center is Burlington, the commercial center for the state and the largest city.