PULSE ASIA: Half of Filipinos Believe that Teachers in Public Schools are Underpaid

According to the findings of a study Pulse Asia survey results, half of Filipinos believe public school teachers are unpaid.

According to the Ulat ng Bayan survey, 50% of Filipinos believe public school teachers are underpaid, 37% think they are paid fairly, 3% believe they are overpaid, and 10% are uncertain.

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian authorized the survey, which was handled from June 24 to June 27, and included face-to-face interviews with 1,200 Filipino adults nationwide.

It has an estimation error of 2.8 percent for national percentages and a margin of error of 5.7 percent for the National Capital Region, Balance Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao.

According to the survey results, 57 percent of those who responded that teachers are underpaid were from the ABC class, 53 percent from the E class, and 48 percent from the D class.

Meanwhile, 8% of those who assume public school teachers are overpaid belong to the ABC group, 2% to the D group, and 4% to the E group.

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