Average Salary for Shelby County School District Employees

The average Shelby County School District employee earns $49K annually. Shelby County School District paychecks are largely negotiated based on where you live, though what you do at the company and how long you've been working are also considered. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Within the firm, employees working in Tennessee take home the most — $50K per year on average.


Bringing in the most money are Middle School Special Education Teachers — their earnings average $49K annually. High School Teachers are a close second at $44K per year.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $47K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $52K per year. The largest slice of the Shelby County School District workforce (47 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $49K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $49K per year for Teacher Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Secondary Teacher Certification certification garners significant financial rewards of $44K annually on average.


When it comes to skills, Spanish Language seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $48K per year. A common skill in Shelby County School District's work force is Inventory Control; nearly one-fourth of survey participants report using it on the job.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (a third of workers) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of workers, and for a strong majority of survey participants, dental coverage is too.

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Key Stats for Shelby County School District


71 %
29 %
$40,250 - $50,674
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

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