Average Salary for Jefferson County Public Schools Employees

Operating out of Golden, Colo., Jefferson County Public Schools employs talent in positions ranging from Elementary School Teacher to Middle School Teacher. Compensation for Jefferson County Public Schools employees is around $51K per year on average. Your experience level influences pay for Jefferson County Public Schools workers the most, followed by geography and your role at the company. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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1829 Denver West Drive #27
Golden, Colorado 80401

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $52K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $39K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (27 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $54K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $81K per year) can be spotted in Littleton, Colo.; Arvada, Colo. (around $69K), Louisville, Ky. ($57K), and Denver, Colo. ($43K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Kentucky, where the average Jefferson County Public Schools employee makes around $57K annually.


Earning about $62K per year on average, Mathematics Teachers receive the most money, followed by High School Teachers ($61K), Speech-Language Pathologists ($55K), and Middle School Teachers (approximately $55K). Financial compensation for Head Teachers is rather low — on average only around $44K — relative to the rest of the company.

Certifications and Degrees

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate Holders earn $55K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The best paid folks at Jefferson County Public Schools have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning about $70K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Speech Pathology; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $55K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Curriculum Planning; approximately one-half consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Childhood Education, English Language, and Microsoft Office as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Jefferson County Public Schools gives paid vacation days to 30 percent and sick leave to one in five workers. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a defined benefit retirement plan and a 401(k) plan. For most respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Jefferson County Public Schools folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a defined benefit retirement plan, and retirement plan.

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Key Stats for Jefferson County Public Schools


64 %
36 %
$24,161 - $59,897
$48,841 - $122,829

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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