2016-2017 Salary Schedules


The 2016-2017 state budget of $22.34 billion was approved on July 1 4, 2016 by Gov. Pat McCrory. Certified Educators will get raises averaging 4.7% and most others will get 1.5 % increases plus a one-time bonus of .5%. The new Certified Educators Schedules are listed below, please note,  your state rate is based on your degree level and number of completed years of experience as determined by the North Carolina Department of Instruction. The local supplement is a percentage of your state 10 month annual amount. All salaries certified shown in our schedules are based on at 10 month contract year.  For information on installment pay or dividing your 10 month salary over 12 payments please contact payroll.  

2016-2017 Market Pay Plan


2016 -2017 Certified Educator Schedule (Summarized)

This schedule below summarizes the annual salary of Certified Educators by all degree and experience levels.  The summary only captures the 10 month annual salary for Certified Educators. The summarized totals includes the state and local supplements.


2016-2017 Certified Educator Schedules (Detailed)

The schedules below provide a detailed breakdown of Certified Educators by degree and experience level. This view includes the monthly state rate, annual state rate, annual local rate by degree and experience level.

Master's Degree or Higher Pay

Only the following teachers and instructional support personnel shall be paid on the "M"or Master's  salary schedule, or receive a salary supplement for academic preparation at the six-year degree level or at the doctoral degree level for the 2014-2015 school year and subsequent school years:

(1) Certified school nurses and instructional support personnel in positions for which a master's degree is required for licensure.

(2) Teachers and instructional support personnel who were paid on that salary schedule or received that salary supplement prior to the 2014-2015 school year.

(3) Teachers and instructional support personnel who (i) complete a degree at the master's, six-year, or doctoral degree level for which they completed at least one course prior to August 1, 2013, and (ii) would have qualified for the salary supplement pursuant to State Board of Education policy TCP-A-006, as it was in effect on June 30, 2013."

Please note: Teachers who obtain their masters in administration, but are currently assuming the role of a classroom teacher must also meet one of the above three (3) criteria in order to be paid on the masters, six-year, or doctoral degree level.

Certified Educators Schedules

Certified Educators with National Boards of Professional Teaching Schedules

Psychologist, Speech Pathologist, Audiologist Schedules