Salary Schedules

Licensed Salary Information

Pay Range for permanent positions:  State Salary Schedule + local supplement (see below)

  • Pay Range for interim Math/Science positions: $150 per day for licensed educators* or $120 for non-licensed

  • Pay Range for all other licensed interim positions: $145 per day for licensed educators* or $120 for non-licensed

  • These rates above are for the 2022-23 school year and are subject to change

  • Student Services interim pay is determined by the department

A licensed interim teacher is eligible for state teacher salary when/if the permanent teacher exhausts their leave.

Licensed State Salary Schedules:

Note about Master's Level Pay or higher: Teachers and Instructional Support personnel who complete a degree at the Masters Level must have completed at least one course prior to August 1, 2013 or be in a position that requires a Masters Degree in order to be paid Masters Level Pay, once NCDPI Licensure approves. 

Note about National Board Pay for Media Coordinators, School Counselors, Career Development Coordinators and Instructional Coaches at Title I Schools: These individuals must have a clear license (in media, guidance, CDC, or be in an instructional coach assignment), and work 70% of their time in these specific areas. Provisionally licensed individuals are not eligible for NBPTS differential pay.

Local Supplement

Licensed employees

0-4 years on license

8.50% of base salary

5-9 years on license

9.50% of base salary

10-14 years on license

10.50% of base salary

15-19 years on license

11.50% of base salary

20-24 years on license

12.50% of base salary

25-29 years on license

13.50% of base salary

30+ years on license

16.00% of base salary

Non-licensed employees:

10.77% of base salary

Non-Licensed Salary Schedules