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The Atlanta job market is a very competitive one and landing your dream career with a high salary is not an easy thing to do, especially if you recently graduated. If your passion is teaching, you could be making a good living within certain specialty fields.

Historically, teachers' pay is a rather contentious topic. The average teacher salary is about $2,000 less than a decade ago after adjusting for inflation. Despite this, many people are still choosing this super important path.

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The U.S. may be one of the wealthiest countries in the world but there’s a growing trend of financial inequality, with middle-class households feeling the most impact.
According to the Pew Research Center, this middle class is formed by adults "making about $52,000 to $156,000 annually in 2020 dollars for a household of three."
In recent years, more and more people have been going from this middle-income bracket to the lower-income one.
The declining middle class in the U.S. can be attributed to various factors including a decrease in unions and manufacturing jobs and an increased need for college-educated, tech-savvy employees.

The COVID-19 pandemic also played a major role in exposing the harsh financial gap as those who fell under the middle- and upper-income brackets were able to keep their jobs and/or work remotely.

At the start of the pandemic in the U.S., workers who fell under the lower-income tier found themselves unemployed or having to be out of work, even if temporarily, as their place of employment was closed.

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