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Learn more about average salaries, cost of living, and expenses in the Delaware region.


Salaries range from $33,000 to $42,000 for new teachers in Delaware.

The hiring process is coordinated by the region, but corps members are ultimately hired independently by local schools or districts. Corps members are required to obtain their master's through Relay Graduate School of Education. The cost of this program is not covered by Teach For America. 


Corps members are typically offered the following benefits:

  • Health benefits
  • Medical, dental, and vision care
  • Referral-free access to doctors
  • Routine preventative care
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Employee assistance and wellness programs
  • Family-planning services
  • Vaccinations (e.g., flu shots)
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement benefits

Moving Costs

Most houses and apartments will require an initial deposit of the first month's rent. Rent is typically about $900 for a one-bedroom and $1,000-$1,600 for a home with multiple bedrooms. 

Rent & Utilities

  • ~$1000 shared
  • ~1300 single

Living Expenses 

For a single person, living expenses in a given month are typically: 

  • Food: $250
  • Transportation/Gas: $60
  • Health Insurance: $100
  • Utilities: $100


Most corps members find that a car is required to get around.