Salaries range from $36,000 to $41,000 for new teachers in the Greater Delta. Corps members are independently hired by local schools or districts. They are responsible for obtaining certification and employment and are not paid by Teach For America.
Estimated Monthly Take Home Pay: $2,598.52
Average benefits of schools in this region:
- Health benefits
- Medical, dental, and vision care
- Employee assistance and wellness programs
- Vaccinations (e.g., flu shots)
- Life insurance
- Retirement benefits
- Average deposit: $775
- Moving expenses: $300 - $500
Rent & Utilities
$775 Single / $475 Shared
Living expenses in Mississippi and Arkansas vary based on where you live. Here are some budgeting areas to consider:
- Health insurance
Most corps members find that a car is required to get around.