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.