Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $51K annually. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $46K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for less than one year and make $31K annually on average.
Rockford Public Schools workers in Illinois earn the most — about $52K per year on average.
Elementary School Teachers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $35K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Elementary Teacher Certifications, who make $35K per year.
When it comes to skills, Curriculum Planning seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $43K annually. English Language also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Rockford Public Schools' employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about one-half of respondents — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. The vast majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for most employees also include dental insurance. Rockford Public Schools also dishes out privileges such as flexible hours.