Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $39K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $38K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Fort Wayne Community Schools employees (32 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn about $76K per year on average.
The highest paychecks go to Elementary School Teachers, who earn an average $43K annually, closely trailed by Middle School Teachers ($38K) per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Teaching License Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $79K annually. Secondary Teacher Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $52K per year. At Fort Wayne Community Schools, employees who hold a Master of Education (MEd) receive the highest salaries at $72K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Oral / Verbal Communication; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $100K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Fort Wayne Community Schools is Curriculum Planning, with close to one-half considering it a key competency. Childhood Education, English Language, and Mathematica are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Fort Wayne Community Schools, including a 403(b) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Nearly all survey participants report having health insurance, and a large number of survey participants report having dental coverage. Perks also include a defined benefit retirement plan and life insurance.