Teacher Salary Scale

  • NOTE/Comments:  Salaries reported to the state include all monies coded to the 1000-instruction line.  This includes one-time payments made for performance, etc. throughout the year.  These one-time payments are not guaranteed in an annual contract and can skew the numbers dependent upon availability of funds for one-time payments.  Base teacher salary increased in GUSD from 17/18 to 18/19 by an average 13.5% and average teacher base salary at GUSD will be $45,218.00.

    In addition, the above calculations do NOT include employer paid benefits which equates to approximately 20% of teacher pay and health insurance premiums of approximately $6,000 per employee.  

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) - $46,429
    2. Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018 (prior year) - $42,168
    3. Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year - $4,261
    4. Percentage increase - 10%
Last Modified on July 18, 2019