Teacher Contract Database

Results

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Custom report. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/report?reportId=2137539

Albuquerque Public Schools

NM

Non-traditional salary schedule
While teachers are paid based on education and experience, the district has a 3-Tier Licensure System and corresponding salary schedules.

90,651 69%

Aldine Independent School District

TX

No salary schedule
The district only publishes the minimum, mid and maximum salaries.

69,768 86%

Alpine School District

UT

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

78,957 20%

Anchorage School District

AK

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

48,238 46%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

MD

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

81,379 32%

Anoka-Hennepin School District

MN

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

38,739 34%

Arlington Independent School District

TX

No salary schedule
The district only publishes the minimum, midpoint and maximum salaries.

62,181 69%

Atlanta Public Schools

GA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

51,927 77%

Austin Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule

83,067 53%

Baltimore City Public School System

MD

Non-traditional salary schedule
Within each Pathway, teachers advance an interval upon earning the required number of Achievement Units. Teachers advance to a new pathway upon approval from the Professional Peer Review Committee.

82,354 100%

Baltimore County Public Schools

MD

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

112,139 46%

Billings Public Schools

MT

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

16,824 39%

Birmingham City Schools

AL

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

24,070 65%

Bismarck Public Schools

ND

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

12,961 21%

Boston Public Schools

MA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

53,263 68%

Brevard Public Schools

FL

New hire salary schedule
Annual salary increases are based on evaluation rating with highly effective teachers on the performance schedule receiving the largest increase (see footnote).

73,444 51%

Bridgeport Public Schools

CT

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

20,981 51%

Broward County Public Schools

FL

New hire salary schedule

271,852 62%

Buffalo School District

NY

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

33,245 62%

Burlington School District

VT

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

3,949 40%

Capistrano Unified School District

CA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

53,549 22%

Charleston County School District

SC

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

48,551 56%

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

NC

Non-traditional salary schedule
pay is not differentiated by educational attainment.

147,428 60%

Cherry Creek School District

CO

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

54,852 30%

Chesterfield County Public Schools

VA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

60,060 30%

Chicago Public Schools

IL

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

377,167 84%

Christina School District

DE

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

14,848 44%

Cincinnati Public Schools

OH

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

33,528 64%

Clark County School District

NV

Non-traditional salary schedule
Teachers are compensated for experience and accumulated contact hours (e.g., designated coursework or professional development).

326,953 69%

Clayton County Public Schools

GA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

54,345 100%

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

OH

Non-traditional salary schedule
Advancement on the schedule is dependent upon accumulation of Achievement Units.

38,679 79%

Cobb County School District

GA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

113,151 44%

Columbus City Schools

OH

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

50,327 81%

Conroe Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule

59,764 36%

Corona-Norco Unified School District

CA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

53,119 43%

Cumberland County Schools

NC

Non-traditional salary schedule
pay is not differentiated by educational attainment.

51,194 69%

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule

114,868 50%

Dallas Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule
after the first year in the district, teachers move to the Teacher Excellence Initiative schedule, where pay is solely based on Effectiveness level.

157,866 88%

Davis School District

UT

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

72,987 22%

Dayton Public Schools

OH

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

13,298 92%

DeKalb County School District

GA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

101,284 71%

Denver Public Schools

CO

the ProComp Salary Setting chart is used to determine base pay for new teachers; after the 1st year, base salary is determined by a number of factors; various incentive pay amounts are added to base pay for total compensation (see more info for details).

91,137 68%

Des Moines Public Schools

IA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)
Teachers new to the district may opt into the Alternative Contract and the Alternative Salary Schedule for 8 years, after which time s/he will move to the traditional salary schedule.

33,360 73%

Desoto County School District

MS

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

33,537 53%

Detroit Public Schools Community District

MI

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

44,616 78%

District of Columbia Public Schools

DC

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)
The base salary schedule is a traditional salary schedule; our analysis does not take into account additional earnings from IMPACTplus or accelerated advancement through the LIFT program.

47,791 77%

Douglas County School District

CO

The district utilizes two salary ranges. Teacher salaries are determined by supply and demand, as well as the teacher's experience, certificate(s) and skill.

67,470 12%

Duval County Public Schools

FL

New hire salary schedule
After initial placement, annual increases are are based on evaulation rating. In 2017-2018, teachers rated Highly Effective receive $2,001 and those rated Effective receive $1,000.50.

129,479 52%

El Paso Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule

59,424 69%

Elk Grove Unified School District

CA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

62,825 53%

Fairfax County Public Schools

VA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

187,445 27%

Fort Bend Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule

74,146 37%

Fort Wayne Community Schools

IN

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

29,377 62%

Fort Worth Independent School District

TX

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

87,428 77%

Fresno Unified School District

CA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

73,332 87%

Frisco Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule

55,923 10%

Fulton County Schools

GA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

96,122 47%

Garland Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule

57,133 64%

Granite School District

UT

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

69,580 59%

Greenville County Schools

SC

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

76,918 53%

Guilford County Schools

NC

Non-traditional salary schedule
pay is not differentiated by educational attainment.

73,059 64%

Gwinnett County Public Schools

GA

New hire salary schedule
Non-traditional salary schedule
Teachers advance on the salary schedule based on evaluation rating, not experience.

178,214 55%

Hartford Public Schools

CT

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

20,288 71%

Hawaii Department of Education

HI

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

181,550 48%

Henrico County Public Schools

VA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

51,425 40%

Hillsborough County Public Schools

FL

Non-traditional salary schedule
On the performance-based schedule, pay is not differentiated by educational attainment. Teachers rated Unsatisfactory or those who received two consecutive years of a Needs Improvement rating are not eligible for salary increases.

214,386 58%

Houston Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule
; pay is not differentiated based on educational attainment

216,106 77%

Howard County Public School System

MD

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

55,626 20%

Indianapolis Public Schools

IN

Non-traditional salary schedule
Annual salary increase (level advancement) is based on a effective or highly effective evaluation rating (90%) and additional year of experience (10%). Educational attainment is not a factor in salary.

28,509 69%

Jackson Public Schools

MS

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

26,948 100%

Jeffco Public Schools

CO

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

86,361 32%

Jefferson County Public Schools

KY

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

99,813 60%

Jefferson Parish Public School System

LA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

48,668 62%

Jordan School District

UT

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

53,416 24%

Kanawha County Schools

WV

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

26,625 42%

Kansas City Public Schools, MO

MO

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

15,322 100%

Katy Independent School District

TX

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

75,428 29%

Klein Independent School District

TX

No salary schedule
The district only publishes the minimum, control point and maximum salaries as well as the size of the approved salary increase for veteran district teachers ($1,080 in 2017-2018).

51,810 41%

Knox County Schools

TN

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

60,372 46%

Laramie County School District 1

WY

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

1,001 40%

Lewisville Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule

53,257 32%

Little Rock School District

AR

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

24,383 32%

Long Beach Unified School District

CA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

76,194 69%

Los Angeles Unified School District

CA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

630,962 79%

Loudoun County Public Schools

VA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

78,324 17%

Manchester School District

NH

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

13,886 57%

Mesa Public Schools

AZ

The district utilizes compensation worksheets for rehires and new hires - base salary is comprised of pay for education and experience.

63,318 59%

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TN

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

85,163 71%

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FL

No salary schedule
The district does not use a salary schedule and instead publishes only the minimum and maximum salaries. Annual salary increases are based on evaluation ratings, in accordance with state law (Florida Statute 1012.22).

357,249 71%

Milwaukee Public Schools

WI

New hire salary schedule

76,206 81%

Minneapolis Public Schools

MN

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

36,538 62%

Mobile County Public Schools

AL

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

56,628 50%

Montgomery County Public Schools

MD

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

159,010 35%

New Haven Public Schools

CT

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

21,030 52%

New York City Department of Education

NY

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

945,625 70%

Newark Public Schools

NJ

Non-traditional salary schedule
All new teachers are placed on the Universal Salary scale which does not differentiate pay based on degrees. Only teachers earning "effective" or "highly effective" ratings advance a step.

35,836 79%

Norfolk Public Schools

VA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

31,425 68%

North East Independent School District

TX

No salary schedule
District does not utilize a salary schedule; only the new hire minimum and maximum salaries as well as salaries at 5, 12 and 20 years are specified.

67,531 46%

Northside Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule

106,145 50%

Oakland Unified School District

CA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

49,621 74%

Oklahoma City Public Schools

OK

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

39,806 83%

Omaha Public Schools

NE

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

52,344 70%

Orange County Public Schools

FL

Open range schedule provides the overall minimum and maximum salaries (excluding stipends for advanced degrees); teachers receive salary increases based on evaluation rating; experience is a factor for initial placement of new hires only.

200,674 66%

Orleans Parish Public Schools

LA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

15,336 51%

Osceola County School District

FL

Non-traditional salary schedule
Evaluation rating determines level movement: those on the performance schedule rated Highly Effective receive an $800 increase (16 levels) and those rated Effective receive a $600 increase (12 levels). (see footnote for grandfathered schedule increases)

63,031 57%

Pasadena Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule

56,282 78%

Pasco County Schools

FL

New hire salary schedule

72,493 55%

Pinellas County Schools

FL

New hire salary schedule
After initial placement, annual increases are are based on evaulation rating. In 2017-2018, teachers rated Highly Effective receive $1,243 and those rated Effective receive $830.

102,905 50%

Pittsburgh Public Schools

PA

Non-traditional salary schedule
There is no pay for educational attainment until July 1, 2018.

22,082 65%

Plano Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule
No salary schedule
The district only publishes the minimum and maximum salaries for new hires.

54,173 29%

Polk County Public Schools

FL

New hire salary schedule

102,295 52%

Portland Public Schools, ME

ME

Non-traditional salary schedule
Teachers are compensated for experience and accumulated salary contact hours (e.g., university credits, continuing education, etc.)

6,746 55%

Portland Public Schools, OR

OR

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

46,385 40%

Prince George's County Public Schools

MD

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

130,808 67%

Prince William County Public Schools

VA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

89,332 40%

Providence Public School District

RI

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

23,757 87%

Red Clay Consolidated School District

DE

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

15,929 43%

Richmond Public Schools

VA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

24,865 91%

Rochester City School District

NY

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

27,937 85%

Sacramento City Unified School District

CA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

46,482 68%

San Antonio Independent School District

TX

New hire salary schedule

52,514 91%

San Bernardino City Unified School District

CA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

52,971 87%

San Diego Unified School District

CA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

127,680 60%

San Francisco Unified School District

CA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

59,778 53%

San Juan Unified School District

CA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

49,177 50%

Santa Ana Unified School District

CA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

54,482 87%

School District of Lee County

FL

New hire salary schedule

92,686 52%

School District of Palm Beach County

FL

New hire salary schedule

192,721 59%

School District of Philadelphia

PA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

131,052 100%

Seattle Public Schools

WA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

54,215 35%

Seminole County Public Schools

FL

New hire salary schedule
(teacher placement schedule)

67,808 47%

Shelby County Schools

TN

New hire salary schedule
After the first year, annual increases are determined by evaluation rating; in addition, pay for an advanced degree is based on evaluation rating and capped at four years (see footnote).

111,403 82%

Sioux Falls School District

SD

Non-traditional salary schedule
while teachers are paid based on experience and education, salary advancement is not in a step and lane format.

24,623 42%

St. Louis Public Schools

MO

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

23,810 100%

St. Paul Public Schools

MN

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

37,110 70%

Toledo Public Schools

OH

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

22,848 77%

Tucson Unified School District

AZ

New hire salary schedule

47,367 66%

Tulsa Public Schools

OK

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

38,625 80%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

VA

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

69,085 37%

Volusia County Schools

FL

New hire salary schedule

63,028 64%

Wake County School District

NC

Non-traditional salary schedule
pay is not differentiated by educational attainment.

159,881 34%

Washoe County Public Schools

NV

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

66,671 46%

West Ada School District

ID

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)
Cell advancement in the relevant salary rung is dependent on meeting applicable performance criteria, in accordance with state law.

38,406 26%

Wichita Public Schools

KS

Traditional salary schedule (step and lane)

49,685 74%

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

NC

Non-traditional salary schedule
Pay is not differentiated by educational attainment.

55,228 60%