RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The salary floor for Brazilian teachers in the final years of elementary school is the lowest among 40 countries assessed in a study by the
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released on Thursday, September 16.
According to the report Education at a Glance 2021, Brazilian teachers have a starting salary of US$13,900 per year. In Germany, for instance, the amount exceeds US$70,000, and is more than US$20,000 in countries like Greece, Colombia and Chile.
The conversion for salary comparison is based on the purchasing power parity scale, which . . .