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Average Salary for New York City Department of Education Employees

Operating out of New York City, New York, New York City Department of Education employs talent in positions ranging from High School Teacher to Elementary School Teacher. Employees at New York City Department of Education make $61K per year on average. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for New York City Department of Education workers, followed by geography and your role at the company. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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New York City Department of Education typically pays:
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Employer: New York City Department of Education
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[-]High School Teacher (9)
$35,190 - $93,801  
[-]High School Teacher (9)
Salary$35,892 - $90,479  
Total Pay$35,190 - $93,801  
[+]Elementary School Teacher (6)
$34,681 - $88,844  
[+]Elementary School Teacher (6)
Salary$36,117 - $85,937  
Total Pay$34,681 - $88,844  
[+]Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School (3)
$35,151 - $71,019  
[+]Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School (3)
Salary$35,116 - $67,355  
Total Pay$35,151 - $71,019  
[+]Education Paraprofessional (2)
$22,821 - $46,847  
[+]Education Paraprofessional (2)
Total Pay$22,821 - $46,847  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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New York City Department of Education Details


52 Chambers Street
New York City, New York 10007

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

Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns $63K. To sum up, the greater portion of employees here (35 percent) have worked in their field for one to four years and now make about $50K annually.


Earning around $63K on average, High School Teachers receive the most money, followed by Middle School Special Education Teachers ($62K), Elementary School Teachers ($60K), and Elementary School, Kindergarten, and Preschool Special Education Teachers (approximately $49K).

Certifications and Degrees

Secondary Teacher Certification s receive bigger paychecks (about $74K) than those without credentials. Salaries typically rise to $63K per year for accredited Elementary Teacher Certification s. New York City Department of Education workers who hold a Master of Education (MEd), Educational Leadership are also well compensated, earning $66K on average.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Performance Analysis; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $73K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Childhood Education; approximately one-fourth consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Mathematica, Curriculum Planning, and Data Analysis as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; New York City Department of Education gives paid vacation days to 19 percent and sick leave to 30 percent. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a company pension plan, a 403(b) plan, and a 401(k) plan. Nearly all workers can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other advantages of working at New York City Department of Education are tuition reimbursement and a subsidized cell phone.

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Typical Benefits
Vacation Weeks
4.2 Weeks
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Company Pension Plan, 403(b), 401(k)
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Key Stats



62 %

female alumni


38 %

male alumni
$39,453 - $74,865
$38,876 - $77,183

Years of Experience

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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