Pay/moonlighting-related determinants of teachers staying at their school (relative to having quit or having moved to a different school) the year after initial survey
|Base salary (in thousand)||0.0043***||0.0087***||0.002|
|Base salary-squared (in thousand)||-0.000***||-0.000***||0.000|
|Extra income from moonlighting (in thousand)||-0.001||0.000||0.000|
|Extra compensation for work in school system (coaching, mentoring teachers, etc.)||0.036***||0.031**||0.040***|
|Extra compensation based on student performance||0.000||-0.034||0.009|
|Extra compensation for work outside school system||-0.022*||-0.033*||-0.018|
|Extra compensation for work in school system||0.014||0.013||0.014|
Note: Data are for teachers in public noncharter schools in the 2011–2012 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) whose status is known in the 2012–2013 Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS). Base salaries and extra compensations are expressed in $1,000. For those not receiving any compensation for the activities listed, the amount received is 0. A teacher is in a low-poverty school if less than 25% of the student body in his/her classroom is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch programs; a teacher is in a high-poverty school if 50% or more of the student body in his/her classroom is eligible for those programs. For statistical significance, *** denotes p < 0.01, ** denotes p < 0.05, and * denotes p < 0.1. Regressions control for credentials and state fixed effects.
Source: 2011–2012 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) and 2012–2013 Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS) microdata from the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES 2011–2012, 2012–2013).