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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=1773376
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Relationship between evaluation rating and annual salary increases

Many of the districts that fall into the "other" category have unique salary schedules where evaluation rating is only one factor in eligibility for an annual salary increase.
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Methodology for Relationship between evaluation rating and annual salary increases

Albuquerque Public Schools

NM

Evaluation ratings are one factor of many that determine whether or not a teacher can advance to Level 2 or Level 3 in the three-tiered licensure system with corresponding salary schedules (see footnote)

89,788 69%

Aldine Independent School District

TX

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
Other
Or a step freeze for two consecutive years of a "Needs Improvement" rating

66,854 87%

Alpine School District

UT

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating

81,715 16%

Anchorage School District

AK

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
Members on a plan of improvement are not eligible for step movement and educational attainment.

46,115 19%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

MD

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating

83,300 32%

Anoka-Hennepin School District

MN

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating

38,802 32%

Arlington Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

59,900 73%

Atlanta Public Schools

GA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents
see footnote for state law

52,377 75%

Austin Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

80,032 53%

Baltimore City Public School System

MD

Within a career pathway, teachers advance an interval upon earning 12 Achievement Units (AUs). AUs are earned in various ways, including evaluation ratings (see footnote).

79,297 100%

Baltimore County Public Schools

MD

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
The assistant superintendent will recommend to the superintendent that teachers with an ineffective rating be rated "Second Class", which results in a salary freeze at the teacher's current step

113,814 50%

Billings Public Schools

MT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

16,958 36%

Bismarck Public Schools

ND

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

13,197 23%

Boston Public Schools

MA

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating

51,433 68%

Brevard Public Schools

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Annual increases for Highly Effective ($2,001 if on performance schedule; $2,000 if on grandfathered schedule) and Effective ($1,500) ratings; No salary increase for Unsatisfactory rating or after two consecutive years of a Needs to Improve rating.

73,734 49%

Broward County Public Schools

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
On the performance-based schedule, only highly effective & effective teachers receive salary increases (highly effective teachers receive the largest increase). On the grandfathered schedule, teachers rated Unsatsifactory will have their salary frozen.

270,978 60%

Burlington School District

VT

Step freeze for a teacher who does not meet the Competencies of Professional Practice.

3,834 46%

Capistrano Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

47,135 25%

Charleston County School District

SC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

49,769 57%

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

NC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

147,638 58%

Cherry Creek School District

CO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

55,839 29%

Chesterfield County Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

61,552 36%

Chicago Public Schools

IL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

358,453 78%

Clark County School District

NV

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

330,225 69%

Clayton County Public Schools

GA

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
Certified personnel shall not earn a creditable year of experience for any year the employee received an unsatisfactory performance evaluation as determined by the evaluation system approved by GA DOE.

54,840 93%

Cobb County School District

GA

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating

111,854 41%

Columbus City Schools

OH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,925 81%

Conroe Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

62,837 40%

Corona-Norco Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,877 45%

Cumberland County Schools

NC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

50,879 76%

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

TX

A step freeze for evaluation rating of 'unsatisfactory' in two or more domains or in the same domain for two consecutive years.

116,512 54%

Dallas Independent School District

TX

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
After the first year in the district, a teacher's annual compensation is based soley on effectivenss level.

155,119 86%

Davis School District

UT

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
$4,200 is built into each step - teachers must receive a satisfactory or higher evaluation rating to qualify, in accordance with Utah Code §53F-2-405. In addition, the district may freeze a teacher's salary if his/her work is not satisfactory.

74,289 19%

DeKalb County School District

GA

Step freeze for two consecutive unsatisfactory annual evaluations

99,166 73%

Denver Public Schools

CO

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating

92,039 65%

Des Moines Public Schools

IA

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
Teachers receive a salary increase if performance standards have been met.

33,167 78%

Desoto County School District

MS

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

34,392 52%

Detroit Public Schools Community District

MI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

49,534 86%

District of Columbia Public Schools

DC

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Teachers rated Minimally Effective or below will not advance a step & those working in high poverty schools who are on the Advanced, Distinguished and Expert LIFT stages are eligible for additional service credit (accelerated step & lane advancement).

48,568 77%

Douglas County School District

CO

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating

67,591 12%

Duval County Public Schools

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Evaluation rating determines annual increase: Highly Effective teachers receive $2,001; Effective teachers receive $1,000.50; and teachers rated less than Effective will not receive a salary increase.

130,229 51%

El Paso Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

57,315 75%

Elk Grove Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

62,865 54%

Fairfax County Public Schools

VA

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
One step shall be granted to teachers who demonstrate the required level of competence as determined by formal evaluation; an evaluation rating that indicates conditional reappointment shall result in a step freeze. (see footnote)

187,797 29%

Fort Bend Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

76,122 43%

Fort Wayne Community Schools

IN

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Teachers rated highly effective or effective are eligible for an annual salary increase.

29,404 61%

Fort Worth Independent School District

TX

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
To be eligible for the annual salary increase, a teacher must have a satisfactory or better evaluation in the prior year.

84,510 86%

Fresno Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

71,126 87%

Frisco Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

60,182 13%

Fulton County Schools

GA

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating

94,491 44%

Garland Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

55,987 65%

Granite School District

UT

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Any advancement on the salary schedule shall be based on performance and a teacher may not advance on the schedule if the evaluation rating is at the lowest level, in accordance with state law (§ 53A-8a-601).

66,767

Greenville County Schools

SC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

76,158 48%

Guilford County Schools

NC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

72,950 65%

Gwinnett County Public Schools

GA

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Teachers receive a salary increase if rated Proficient or higher.

179,758 53%

Hawaii Department of Education

HI

Evaluation rating determines salary increase

181,278 46%

Henrico County Public Schools

VA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

51,523 46%

Hillsborough County Public Schools

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Teachers rated Unsatisfactory or those who received two consecutive years of a Needs Improvement rating are not eligible for salary increases. Teachers rated Highly Effective are eligible for performance-based bonuses.

220,252 59%

Houston Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

209,772 80%

Howard County Public School System

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

57,907 19%

Jeffco Public Schools

CO

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Teachers rated Highly Effective or Effective will advance on the salary schedule; Probationary teachers in their first two years with the District who are rated Partially Effective or better will advance on the salary schedule.

84,631 31%

Jefferson County Public Schools

KY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

97,936 56%

Jefferson Parish Public School System

LA

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
In accordance with state law (see footnote)

48,254 61%

Jordan School District

UT

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Advancement on the salary schedule is dependent on the educator effectiveness rating, in accordance with state law (Utah Statute 53G-11-518) and no advancement on the schedule for a "Not Effective" rating.

56,176 21%

Kanawha County Schools

WV

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

25,764 51%

Katy Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

79,913 31%

Klein Independent School District

TX

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
A teacher's performance must be satisfactory to receive a pay increase.

53,328 45%

Knox County Schools

TN

Not specified; evaluations shall inform compensation but no additional details are provided

60,854 46%

Laramie County School District 1

WY

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
Other
Any teacher on a plan of improvement shall not receive a salary increase.

1,051 37%

Lewisville Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,218 35%

Little Rock School District

AR

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,368 72%

Long Beach Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

72,661 68%

Los Angeles Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

492,842 79%

Loudoun County Public Schools

VA

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
Teachers rated Unsatisfactory will not receive a step increase.

81,906 18%

Manchester School District

NH

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

13,452 58%

Mesa Public Schools

AZ

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

62,981 55%

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TN

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

84,667 71%

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Only teachers rated highly effective or effective receive an annual salary increase, in accordance with state law (Florida Statute 1012.22).

350,434 69%

Milwaukee Public Schools

WI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

75,431 77%

Mobile County Public Schools

AL

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
Other
Teachers whose annual, summative evaluation is less than satisfactory shall not advance to the next step.

53,967 70%

Montgomery County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

162,680 33%

New Haven Public Schools

CT

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Step freeze for teachers rated Developing or Needs Improvement who fail to successfully complete up to five sessions of individually designed professional development.

20,180 71%

New York City Department of Education

NY

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

922,935 72%

Newark Public Schools

NJ

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
Other
Step advancement on the salary guide is not automatic and is contingent upon effective performance; salary adjustment increments may be withheld for performance in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A.

35,665 74%

North East Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

65,186 48%

Northside Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

106,501 49%

Oakland Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

36,373 73%

Oklahoma City Public Schools

OK

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

37,530 85%

Omaha Public Schools

NE

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

53,194 72%

Orange County Public Schools

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Teachers rated Effective will receive an additional $1,400 and those rated Highly Effective will receive an additional $2,100. Salary can also be frozen for PSC/CC teachers (see footnote).

209,089 52%

Osceola County School District

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Teachers with a highly effective rating receive a larger salary adjustment than those with an effective rating (salary adjustments are not provided to teachers who do not earn a highly effective or effective rating), in accordance with state law.

68,554 44%

Pasadena Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

53,291 86%

Pasco County Schools

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Teachers on the performance pay plan who earn less than an Effective rating will not receive a salary increase. Teachers with a highly effective rating receive a larger salary adjustment than those with an effective rating. (See footnote)

75,048 54%

Pinellas County Schools

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Teachers on the performance salary schedule who are rated highly effective and effective will receive salary adjustments. Teachers on the grandfathered salary schedule will not receive a salary adjustment if rated unsatisfactory. (see footnote).

100,948 50%

Plano Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

53,057 32%

Polk County Public Schools

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Evaluation rating determines level movement on the performance-based schedule.

105,648 52%

Portland Public Schools, ME

ME

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

6,764 52%

Portland Public Schools, OR

OR

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

46,924 36%

Prince George's County Public Schools

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

132,657 66%

Prince William County Public Schools

VA

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating

90,843 42%

Providence Public School District

RI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

23,699 85%

Red Clay Consolidated School District

DE

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

15,414 43%

San Antonio Independent School District

TX

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,745 90%

San Bernardino City Unified School District

CA

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Step and column advancement will be withheld for an Unsatisfactory rating or a Partially Meets Standards rating followed by a Partially Meets Standards or Unsatisfactory rating the following year.

48,769 89%

San Diego Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

102,884 58%

San Francisco Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

52,417 53%

Santa Ana Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

46,923 84%

School District of Lee County

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Those rated Highly Effective or Effective receive salary increases and those on the career ladder (performance) schedule receive larger increases (see footnote).

94,410 49%

School District of Manatee County

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Only those teachers rated highly effective or effective are eligible for an annual salary increase on the performance schedule and teachers on the grandfathered schedule with a rating of Unsatisfactory will not advance on the schedule.

49,301 52%

School District of Palm Beach County

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Only teachers rated highly effective or effective receive an annual salary increase.

194,172 59%

School District of Philadelphia

PA

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
Other
Teachers must be rated at least Satisfactory to receive pay raises, incremental increases, value-added compensation or service increments.

128,647 100%

Seattle Public Schools

WA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

55,271 31%

Seminole County Public Schools

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Teachers with a highly effective rating receive a larger salary adjustment than those with an effective rating. Those with an unsatisfactory rating are not eligible for a salary increase.

68,269 48%

Shelby County Schools

TN

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Annual salary increases are solely based on TEM score: TEM 5: $1,500 increase; TEM 4: $1,000 increase; TEM 3: $750 increase; TEM 2 or 1: no increase

112,125 82%

Sioux Falls School District

SD

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
A Teacher placed on a Plan of Assistance shall receive no increase in compensation or step while the Plan is active

24,968 44%

Springfield Public School District, MO

MO

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

25,641 55%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

VA

Teachers on special probationary status (a result of) a poor evaluation) will have a reduction salary by two steps for the duration or the special probationary period. (see footnote)

68,624 39%

Volusia County Schools

FL

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Salary adjustments for two highest evaluation ratings and salary freeze for two lowest ratings for annual contract teachers on the performance pay schedule, in accordance with state law (see footnote for grandfathered schedule teachers)

63,223 64%

Wake County School District

NC

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

161,784 33%

Washoe County Public Schools

NV

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

67,113 46%

West Ada School District

ID

Evaluation rating determines salary increase
Other
Cell advancement in the relevant salary rung is dependent upon meeting applicable performance criteria, in accordance with state law.

40,205 22%

Wichita Public Schools

KS

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
Any teacher who ends the previous year and begins the new one on a plan of assistance will not qualify to advance to a new step. Upon completion of the plan of assistance, the teacher will immediately move to the next step.

48,916 77%

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

NC

No salary increase for the lowest evaluation rating
Other
Teachers rated Unacceptable will not receive a salary increase.

54,707 61%