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

Salaries

Salaries range from $39,015 to $40,055 for new teachers in St. Louis. Corps members are independently hired by local schools or districts. They are responsible for obtaining certification and employment and are not paid by TFA.

Monthly Pre-Tax Salary: $3,251.25

Benefits

  • Health, dental, and vision care
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Annual personal time off (PTO)
  • Retirement plan

Moving Costs

  • Average Deposit: $900 - $500
  • Moving costs: $350 - $1,000

Rent

  • $800 single
  • $500 shared

Living Expenses

  • Food: $800
  • Utilities: $80 - $100 
  • Gas: $130
  • Car Insurance: $62 
  • Public Transportation: $80

Transportation

The vast majority of corps members find that a car is required to get around.