Average Salary for Baltimore City Public Schools Employees

The median income for Baltimore City Public Schools employees is $62K per year. Your experience level influences pay for Baltimore City Public Schools workers the most, followed by what you do at the company. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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Baltimore City Public Schools typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Baltimore City Public Schools
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Elementary School Teacher (4)
$33,177 - $77,919  
[-]Elementary School Teacher (4)
Salary$33,363 - $74,420  
Total Pay$33,177 - $77,919  
[+]High School Teacher (2)
$44,521 - $82,233  
[+]High School Teacher (2)
Salary$44,412 - $79,691  
Total Pay$44,521 - $82,233  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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About This Company

Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore City Public School System, Baltimore City Public Schools Systems

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $48K. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make around $63K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Baltimore City Public Schools employees (41 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn about $63K annually.


High School Teachers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $64K — though Elementary School Teachers also do fairly well at approximately $54K.

Certifications and Degrees

Teacher Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($63K) than those without credentials. Secondary Teacher Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at approximately $60K per year. Baltimore City Public Schools workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration are also well compensated, earning $68K on average.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Budget Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $69K. Folks here also tend to know Curriculum Planning; on the survey, roughly one in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Data Analysis, Childhood Education, and Microsoft Office.


Baltimore City Public Schools' employees are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Over one-half of workers can rely on paid vacation days, but only two in five workers have the luxury of paid sick time. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. For the vast majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and the greater part of workers get dental coverage, too. Baltimore City Public Schools also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

Key Stats for Baltimore City Public Schools


84 %
16 %
$39,453 - $71,392
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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