Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $55K per year. The largest slice of the Charter Schools USA workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $38K annually.
Dean of Studentss earn the highest median pay at $60K per year, followed by High School Teachers (around $43K), Art Teachers (about $43K), and Middle School Teachers ($40K). With salaries averaging $38K, Elementary School Teachers are among the lowest paid at Charter Schools USA.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($56K annually) can be spotted in Charlotte, N.C.; Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (about $56K), Orlando, Fla. ($46K), and West Palm Beach, Fla. (around $42K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $37K) in Jacksonville, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Louisiana; salaries there average to $77K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Middle Teacher Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($56K annually) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Secondary Teacher Certification is rewarded with median pay of around $44K per year. Employees who have a Doctor of Education (EdD) make the most here, hauling in about $96K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Microsoft Excel; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $55K per year. Curriculum Planning is a popular skill in the Charter Schools USA workforce; nearly one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Childhood Education, English Language, and Mathematica.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in three survey participants receive paid vacation and sick leave. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A large number of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of survey participants also include dental insurance. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement and a company cell phone.