Average Salary for Jefferson County Public Schools Employees

Operating out of Golden, Colo., Jefferson County Public Schools employs talent in positions ranging from Elementary School Teacher to Middle School Teacher. Employees at Jefferson County Public Schools make $52K per year on average. At Jefferson County Public Schools, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your city and your role at the company each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Jefferson County Public Schools Median Salary by Job


Elementary School Teacher
10 profiles

Middle School Teacher
5 profiles

High School Teacher
5 profiles

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School Psychologist
3 profiles

Head Teacher
3 profiles

Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School
2 profiles

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61
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About This Company

1829 Denver West Drive #27
Golden, Colorado 80401

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $52K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $37K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of $79K annually.


Residents of Littleton, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $81K per year; other top-paying cities include Louisville, Ky. (around $56K) and Denver, Colo. (about $47K). By state, Jefferson County Public Schools employees make the most in Kentucky, earning around $56K annually on average.


The highest paychecks go to High School Teachers, who earn an average $61K per year, closely trailed by Middle School Teachers ($57K), Elementary School Teachers ($56K), and Speech-Language Pathologists (about $55K).

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Elementary Teacher Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $60K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Special Education Certificate is rewarded with median pay of $59K per year. Jefferson County Public Schools workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning about $70K on average.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Leadership; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $105K annually. A common skill in Jefferson County Public Schools' work force is Curriculum Planning; about one-half of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know English Language, Childhood Education, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents receive health insurance, and one-half get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are retirement plan, a defined benefit retirement plan, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Jefferson County Public Schools


68 %
32 %
$24,080 - $58,250
$54,045 - $127,171

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for Jefferson County Public Schools

  1. Louisville, Kentucky
  2. Denver, Colorado
  3. Littleton, Colorado

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