Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $63K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of New York City Department of Education employees (33 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $55K annually on average.
The highest paychecks go to High School Teachers, who earn an average $79K per year, closely trailed by Secondary School Special Education Teachers (approximately $72K), Mathematics Teachers ($70K), and Speech-Language Pathologists (about $62K). Elementary School Teachers make an average around $54K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
School principal certifications receive bigger paychecks ($113K annually) than those without credentials. Middle Teacher Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $71K per year. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS) make the most here, hauling in $98K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Budget Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $105K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Curriculum Planning; just under one in four consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Childhood Education, People Management, and Leadership.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at New York City Department of Education can sometimes lack paid time off; 38 percent get paid vacation days, and one in four survey participants receive paid sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan, a company pension plan, and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all respondents, and for most survey participants, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include life insurance and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.