Teacher Salary Increases

  • In accordance with A.R.S. §15-903(E), as amended by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, §10, a local educational agency's (LEA) budget must include the prominent display of the average salary of all teachers employed by the district or charter for the budget and prior years, and the increase in the average salary of all teachers employed by the district or charter for the budget year reported in dollars and percentage.

     

     AVERAGE TEACHER SALARIES (A.R.S. §15-903.E, amended by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, §10)

    1. Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2019 (budget year)  $38,738           
    2. Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018 (prior year) $35,216
    3. Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year  $3,522
    4. Percentage increase  10%

     

    Average salary calculation:

    Average teacher salary are teaching positions only coded to 1000 functions and 6112 object code. Total budgeted salaries divided by Full Time Equivalence. It does not include Classroom Site Fund, override amounts, stipends or Instructional Improvement dollars which is anticipated to be an additional $7,557 Classroom Site Fund, Override amounts of $1,250 and Indian Gaming $250. This would bring average salary to nearly $47,795.