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Average Salary for New York City Department of Education Employees

Operating out of New York City, N.Y., New York City Department of Education employs talent in positions ranging from High School Teacher to Elementary School Teacher. Compensation for New York City Department of Education employees is around $62K annually on average. At New York City Department of Education, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though what you do at the company and geography each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

New York City Department of Education typically pays:
3%
above market
Similar employers pay:
12%
above market
Employer: New York City Department of Education
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About This Company

52 Chambers Street
New York City, New York 10007

New York City (NYC) Department of Education, New York City Department of Education


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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $62K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of New York City Department of Education employees (38 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $51K annually on average.

Jobs

Head Teachers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $69K per year; High School Teachers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $67K, while Middle School Special Education Teachers and Elementary School Teachers rank near the top as well ($62K and $60K, respectively). Among the lower-paid positions at New York City Department of Education are Education Paraprofessionals — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $33K.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $74K annually for Licensed Clinical Social Workers; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Secondary Teacher Certification is rewarded with median pay of about $65K per year. Regarding salaries and education, New York City Department of Education pays those with a Master of Education (MEd), Educational Leadership the most — $66K.

Skills

The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Mathematica; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $73K annually. A relatively widespread skill at New York City Department of Education is Childhood Education; one in four of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Curriculum Planning, Project Management, and Case Management.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 28 percent. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan, a company pension plan, and a 403(b) plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of workers and dental coverage for the vast majority of employees. Additional benefits of working here are defined contribution (dc) retirement plan and life insurance.

Key Stats for New York City Department of Education

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %
Salary
$35,759 - $73,698
Salary
$39,185 - $83,524
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
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