Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $68K annually. The largest slice of the New York City Department of Education workforce (40 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $53K per year.
High School Teachers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $75K annually — though Secondary School Special Education Teachers, Head Teachers, and Elementary School, Kindergarten, and Preschool Special Education Teachers also do fairly well at approximately $72K, $57K, and around $48K, respectively. Earning only $21K on average, Special Education Paraprofessionals make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $74K per year for Licensed Clinical Social Workers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Secondary Teacher Certification can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $69K on average. New York City Department of Education workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning approximately $70K on average.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Counseling; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $85K annually. Folks here also tend to know Curriculum Planning; on the survey, one-fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Childhood Education, Project Management, and People Management.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in three workers at New York City Department of Education enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in four employees can take sick leave. New York City Department of Education helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan, a company pension plan, and a 403(b) plan. Nearly all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of employees also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include life insurance and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.