Best Metro Areas for Teachers to Buy a Home

August 25, 2016

Public-school teachers are notoriously underpaid. According to a study by the Economic Policy Institute, nationally they earn 17 percent less than their peers with similar education and experience. So came up with a list of the top 10 metro areas where elementary-school teachers can get the most bang for their buck on a home purchase. The top three? Fairbanks, Alaska; Kokomo, Ind.; and Weirton, W.Va.  READ MORE