The average annual salary for a teacher in the Central Islip school district on Long Island tops $160,000 per year, according to the Education Action Group.
The compensation figures in the school year 2015-2016 for the 524 Central Islip teachers, according to EAG:
- Average salary of $121,000.
- Average benefits of $24,000.
- Average retirement of $16,000.
- Average compensation package of $161,000.
According to EAG, a Michigan-based outfit with a stated goal of "sensible education reform," that's nearly $41,000 more than the average base teacher salary.
The cost of living index in Central Islip is 9 percent higher than the average in New York and 32 percent higher nationally.
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