Average Salary for Shelby County School District Employees

The median salary at Shelby County School District is $52K per year. Shelby County School District paychecks are largely negotiated based on geography, though your role at the company and your experience level are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $54K annually) in Tennessee.


Elementary School Teachers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $58K per year — though High School Teachers also do fairly well at about $44K annually.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $52K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $44K annually on average. The largest slice of the Shelby County School District workforce (46 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $55K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $51K annually for Middle Teacher Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in around $55K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Spanish Language among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $57K annually. Childhood Education is regularly seen around here; around one in four of those surveyed report it as a core competency.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Shelby County School District has room for improvement — only one in four survey participants are paid for vacation and sick time. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all employees, and a solid majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

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Key Stats for Shelby County School District


77 %
23 %
$41,564 - $65,000
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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