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.
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.
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.