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Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

Elementary and Secondary Per Pupil Spending, 2006-2007 Excel file

Rank
State
Total
Salaries and wages 
Employee benefits 
1 New York 15,981 9,542 3,804
2 New Jersey 15,691 9,121 3,749
3 Vermont 13,471 8,001 2,890
4 Wyoming 13,217 8,127 2,940
5 Connecticut 12,979 7,892 2,830
6 Massachusetts 12,738 7,445 3,177
7 Rhode Island 12,612 7,642 3,210
8 Alaska 12,300 6,472 3,068
9 Delaware 11,829 6,679 2,962
10 Maryland 11,724 7,276 2,552
11 Maine 11,387 6,702 2,692
12 Pennsylvania 11,098 6,305 2,389
13 Hawaii 11,060 6,470 2,322
14 New Hampshire 10,723 6,356 2,271
15 Wisconsin 10,267 5,542 2,891
16 Virginia 10,210 6,572 2,249
17 Michigan 9,912 5,503 2,617
18 Ohio 9,799 6,067 2,140
19 West Virginia 9,611 5,395 2,777
20 Illinois 9,555 5,916 1,689
21 Minnesota 9,539 6,142 1,804
22 California 9,152 5,747 1,827
23 Nebraska 9,141 5,494 1,665
24 Georgia 9,127 5,802 1,878
25 Montana 9,078 5,305 1,562
26 North Dakota 9,022 5,594 1,548
27 Oregon 9,000 4,885 2,306
28 Kansas 8,988 5,560 1,357
29 Indiana 8,938 5,094 2,534
30 Louisiana 8,928 5,192 1,935
31 Iowa 8,769 5,661 1,724
32 New Mexico 8,635 5,254 1,538
33 South Carolina 8,533 5,315 1,523
34 Missouri 8,529 5,485 1,381
35 Florida 8,514 5,105 1,550
36 Alabama 8,391 4,862 1,914
37 Washington 8,377 5,298 1,654
38 Kentucky 8,309 5,421 1,720
39 Arkansas 8,284 5,153 1,338
40 Colorado 8,167 2,559 1,223
41 Nevada 7,993 4,765 1,608
42 South Dakota 7,944 4,774 1,289
43 North Carolina 7,883 5,299 1,245
44 Texas 7,818 5,332 904
45 Mississippi 7,473 4,513 1,403
46 Oklahoma 7,420 4,353 1,202
47 Arizona 7,196 4,468 1,232
48 Tennessee 7,113 4,468 1,267
49 Idaho 6,625 4,124 1,344
50 Utah 5,683 3,423 1,430
United States 9,666 5,923 1,973
Source: US Census Bureau, Public Education Finances, 2007