# Did you know?

## Math Ed Rocks!

** Facts about a Career in Math Education**

### Teacher Satisfaction:

- Teachers in the United States rate their lives better than all other occupation groups, trailing only physicians.
- When science and math teachers were asked
*" What provides you with day-to-day satisfaction?"*they answered:

### Salary:

- The middle 50% of mid-career teacher salaries range between $60,000 and $100,000, nationally.
- Grade 7-12 science and math teachers get paid more than most college teaching faculty.
- Most teacher's salaries include income beyond their base salary

### Job Demand:

**Other Facts**

- Most teaching jobs have
**better retirement benefits**than other jobs you can get with the same degree. - There are
**student loan forgiveness programs and scholarships**for math and science teachers. - Over 78% of high school science teachers are
**still in the classroom after 5 years**of teaching.