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What Tampa Bay Counties Would Receive Under DeSantis’ Teacher Pay Plan

Gov. Ron DeSantis wants Florida lawmakers to approve a $602 million plan that would set a minimum salary of $47,500 for public-school teachers. GOVERNOR'S PRESS OFFICE

Some counties across the Tampa Bay region would receive the most amount of funds under Gov. Ron DeSantis’ teacher pay plan.

DeSantis wants Florida lawmakers to approve a $602 million plan that would set a minimum salary of $47,500 for public-school teachers.

Hillsborough and Pasco counties are among the top 10 counties in terms of funds that would be received, followed by Polk and Pinellas. Hillsborough would trail only Miami-Dade and Broward.

A budget document released last month gives a breakdown of how the money could be spread to school districts across the state. Here are the estimated amounts for each district:

TAMPA BAY:

Hillsborough: $40,683,711

Pasco: $28,633,598

Polk: $17,700,345

Pinellas: $14,351,540

Manatee: $10,298,170

Hernando: $6,258,178

Citrus: $4,801,579

Highlands: $3,956,934

Sarasota: $3,072,520

DeSoto: $1,261,578

Hardee: $1,158,087

ACROSS THE STATE:

Miami-Dade: $41,380,556

Broward: $40,944,158

Orange: $40,174,303

Palm Beach: $35,989,280

Duval: $29,492,554

Lee: $21,210,117

Brevard: $20,173,694

Osceola: $18,605,546

Volusia: $17,174,926

Clay: $14,484,459

Escambia: $14,146,219

St. Lucie: $13,392,695

Leon: $12,407,389

Seminole: $12,241,338

Bay: $11,572,387

Marion: $11,115,909

Lake: $10,249,159

St. Johns: $9,948,332

Santa Rosa: $9,389,214

Okaloosa: $8,269,153

Alachua: $7,865,601

Martin: $5,337,314

Collier: $3,916,037

Columbia: $3,874,570

Gadsden: $3,855,131

Charlotte: $3,773,172

Nassau: $3,347,978

Indian River: $3,206,481

Walton: $2,994,331

Putnam: $2,930,680

Jackson: $2,878,244

Wakulla: $2,583,564

Hendry: $2,342,477

Levy: $2,200,065

Bradford: $1,881,134

Baker: $1,863,645

Flagler: $1,844,471

Okeechobee: $1,590,322

Union: $1,563,510

Holmes: $1,464,521

Calhoun: $1,462,368

Madison: $1,434,310

Taylor: $1,369,222

Washington: $1,159,827

Suwannee: $974,144

Florida Virtual School: $951,454

Dixie: $893,590

Sumter: $891,806

Franklin: $833,962

Hamilton: $811,721

FSU Leon: $784,852

Liberty: $780,304

Gulf: $751,613

Glades: $642,148

FAU St. Lucie: $563,103

Gilchrist: $477,992

UF Lab School: $452,477

Monroe: $302,806

FAMU Lab School: $293,116

Jefferson: $237,635

Lafayette: $150,096

FSU Broward: $135,099

FAU Palm Beach: $78,165

STATE TOTAL: $602,282,686

Source: Florida Education Finance Program recommended calculation

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