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Average Salary for Charleston County School District Employees

Charleston, S.C.-based Charleston County School District hires for positions ranging from Teacher Assistant to High School Teacher in the education. Employees at Charleston County School District make $52K per year on average. Your job title influences pay for Charleston County School District workers the most, followed by your experience level. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Charleston County School District typically pays:
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Employer: Charleston County School District
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]High School Teacher (3)
$35,178 - $75,146  
[-]High School Teacher (3)
Salary$40,468 - $77,035  
Total Pay$35,178 - $75,146  
[+]Teacher Assistant (2)
$14,391 - $32,049  
[+]Teacher Assistant (2)
Salary$13,510 - $33,351  
Total Pay$14,391 - $32,049  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Charleston, South Carolina 

Education, K-12 Schools

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $32K annually on average. Survey participants who have worked at Charleston County School District for between five and 10 years earn $40K per year on average. The largest slice of the Charleston County School District workforce (35 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $58K annually.


The highest paychecks go to High School Teachers, who earn about $58K per year on average, closely trailed by Quality Control Inspectors (around $32K) and Teacher Assistants ($21K).

Certifications and Degrees

Teacher Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($56K annually) than those without credentials. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in approximately $76K per year.


Employees who count Counseling among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $63K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Charleston County School District is Childhood Education; approximately one in four of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Charleston County School District gives paid vacation days to a third of survey participants and sick leave to 44 percent. With an eye toward the future, Charleston County School District offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan, a defined benefit retirement plan, and a 403(b) plan. At Charleston County School District, most employees have health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a defined benefit retirement plan, life insurance, and registered retirement savings plan (rrsp).

Key Stats for Charleston County School District


56 %
44 %
$21,586 - $78,640
$32,556 - $65,000
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
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