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. Charleston County School District employees bring home $54K per year on average. At Charleston County School District, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level factors into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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 $32K annually 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, approximately $58K per year.


High School Teachers earn the highest median pay at $58K annually, followed by Quality Control Inspectors (about $32K) and Teacher Assistants ($21K).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $56K per year for Teacher Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Education (MEd), Special Education; Charleston County School District awards approximately $54K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, Counseling seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $63K annually. Childhood Education also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly a sixth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include Curriculum Planning, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 38 percent receiving paid vacation and close to one-half receiving sick leave. About one-half save for retirement through Charleston County School District's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for most survey participants and dental coverage for a large number of respondents. Additional benefits of working here are registered retirement savings plan (rrsp) and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Charleston County School District


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$27,000 - $74,515
$32,269 - $66,129
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5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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