Average Salary for Shelby County School District Employees

The median salary at Shelby County School District is $50K annually. Though your city and how long you've been working are influential salary factors for those at Shelby County School District, your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The highest paychecks go to High School Teachers, who earn $58K per year on average, closely trailed by Middle School Teachers ($47K) and Middle School Special Education Teachers (approximately $46K).


Shelby County School District workers in Tennessee earn the most — about $54K annually on average.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $51K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $48K annually. Overall, the greater share of Shelby County School District folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $50K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Secondary Teacher Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $48K annually. Shelby County School District compensates Master of Arts (MA)-holders the most at $55K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Childhood Education; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $53K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Shelby County School District is Curriculum Planning, with around one in four considering it a key competency. Other top skills include Inventory Control, English Language, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of employees also include dental insurance.

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Key Stats for Shelby County School District


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32 %
$39,417 - $56,323

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
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