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.