Average Salary for Fulton County Employees

The median income for Fulton County employees is $45K per year. Your experience level influences pay for Fulton County workers the most, followed by your role at the company and where you live. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Fulton County typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: Fulton County
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Elementary School Teacher (5)
$26,553 - $62,595  
[-]Elementary School Teacher (5)
Salary$27,536 - $62,205  
Total Pay$26,553 - $62,595  
[+]High School Teacher (3)
$30,353 - $71,786  
[+]High School Teacher (3)
Salary$30,483 - $71,254  
Total Pay$30,353 - $71,786  
[+]Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School (2)
$36,067 - $68,456  
[+]Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School (2)
Salary$36,518 - $68,529  
Total Pay$36,067 - $68,456  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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About This Company

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $41K. For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach around $39K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $50K annually.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Elementary School, Kindergarten, and Preschool Special Education Teachers, High School Teachers, and Elementary School Teachers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $49K, the other salaries come in at about $45K and approximately $37K, respectively.


Residents of Atlanta pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $51K per year; other top-paying cities include Roswell ($42K) and Alpharetta ($40K).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $50K for Middle Teacher Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Secondary Teacher Certification is rewarded at around $44K annually. At Fulton County, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at $38K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $80K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Childhood Education; roughly a sixth deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Mathematica, Curriculum Planning, and Writing Procedures & Documentation as well.

Benefits and Perks

Two in five workers — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Just under a fifth of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A solid majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of workers also include dental insurance. Privileges also include 401(a), defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Fulton County


71 %
29 %
$34,435 - $61,800
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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