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New Teacher Salary


 
Teacher Salary Schedule
Certified Teacher (Regular)
                    
 
Bachelor's DegreeMaster's DegreeMaster's Plus 30
Step 1$45,360$46,694
$49,615
Step 2$47,278
$48,945
$52,197
Step 3$51,113
$53,282$57,033
Step 4$54,365
$56,531
$60,453
Step 5$57,450
$59,532
$63,537
Step 6$60,203
$62,368
$66,369
Step 7$62,869
$65,121
$69,207
Step 8$64,045
$67,788
$72,506
Step 9$65,242
$70,565
$75,964
   Step 10 
$66,462
$73,454
$79,586
 Step 11$67,705
$76,462
$83,381
 
    

Certified Teacher (Special Education)

 Bachelor's DegreeMaster's DegreeMaster's Plus 30
Step 1
$46,194
$47,527
$50,446
Step 2$48,528
$50,195
$53,447
Step 3$52,362$54,534
$58,284
Step 4$55,615
$57,786
$61,702
Step 5$58,700$60,787
$64,785
Step 6$61,452
$63,622
$67,621
Step 7$64,121
$66,369
$70,458
Step 8$64,998
$68,760
$73,488
Step 9$65,889
$71,237$76,647
Step 10$66,791
$73,802
$79,944
Step 11$67,705
$76,462
$83,381

Teachers who are certified in Pennsylvania or another state, and have applied for Pennsylvania Certification, will receive a starting salary of $ 45,360 as of January 1, 2012.

Prior experience will be awarded to PA Certified teachers with two years or more of approved teaching experience. Prior experience must meet the following provisions:

  • All prior teaching experience must be verified before salary credit is given.
  • Prior experience requests must be submitted at the time of hiring and will be credited after verification.
  • Credit will be awarded only for full school years. Partial years cannot be combined.
  • Time as a student teacher, teacher’s aide, part-time teacher, substitute or similar positions cannot be awarded.
  • Teaching service can be at any level of education, including day care, school age or college-level instruction. In each case, the candidate must have been a full-time teacher.
  • Official transcripts for master’s degrees, master’s plus 30 additional credits and doctorate degrees in education must be provided at the time of hiring in order to receive salary credit.
  • Prior experience may be awarded to counselors, librarians and nurses after a review of work sought to be credited using the same criteria as is used for teachers.