Why Do Teachers Get Paid?

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In the society we live in today, doctors are paid an exponential amount of money and for good reason as they help us live a healthier life. My question is why are teachers, who are responsible for helping students, paid under the average salary of most Americans. The average income for Americans is roughly 81,400 dollars, then there is the average income for High school teachers at 56,350 dollars. When the pay is raised it’ll get teachers more interested in doing the best they can do to give their students a good education. Then higher pay attracts teachers who have better experience, education and credentials which also increases the quality of the education.

Raising the pay for teachers will increase the quality of the education

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