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The purpose of this study was to investigate the burnout of public school teachers. In particular, the effect of the educational level on the burnout of teachers was examined. The survey involved 430 elementary and secondary school teachers from different regions of the country who taught in public schools. The participants completed Maslach Burnout Inventory-Educators Survey (M.B.I.-E.S), Maslach, Jackson, & Leiter, (1996), which evaluated burnout. For analyzes, exploratory factor analysis and t-test were used. The results of the factorial analysis showed the three dimensions of the burnout questionnaire, while the t-test showed a statistically significant influence of the educational level on the teacher burnout. Secondary education teachers expressed higher levels of exhaustion over primary school teachers.


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