Leon County Florida Teacher salaries

Leon County Teacher Starting Salaries for the 2022 to 2023 school year is $47,000 for a beginning teacher with a bachelor’s degree and no experience. With a master’s degree, $59,700. With a Doctorate, it’s $50,200. In addition, the district reported that it would provide state-mandated performance pay.

The new salary system will compensate them based on performance & their highest degree earned; in addition to the base, all teachers can supplement their pay by coaching or teaching in low-level or specialized schools. Please see below the pay scales per degree. 

Master’s Degree

The Leon County School District will pay you $2,700 annually for a Master’s Degree; this results in $67,500 over a 25 Year Career of Additional income. Depending on the cost of your Master’s and the years you plan to work after getting the degree will or won’t make it an excellent choice to get your Master’s when planning to work in Leon County as a teacher. A regionally accredited university must have awarded the Degree. Check out the full Pay Schedule Below.

Doctorate Degree: 

The Leon County School District will pay you $5,000 annually for a Doctorate. This results in $125,000 over a 25 Year Career of Additional income. This makes it worth getting your Doctorate when planning to work in Leon County as a teacher because $5,934+ a year will most likely pay for the cost of a doctorate but may not be worth the stress depending on the years you are planning to work after getting the raise for the degree( This is my opinion). An employee with a master’s Degree and a Doctorate or equivalent degree shall receive the Doctorate differential only. A regionally accredited university must have awarded a degree. Check out the full Pay Schedule Below.

Leon County Teacher Salary Schedule:

Years

Bachelors

Masters

Special

Doctorate

$1

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$2

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$3

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$4

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$5

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$6

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$7

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$8

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$9

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$10

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$11

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$12

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$13

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$14

$47,000

$49,700

$50,200

$52,000

$15

$47,068

$49,768

$50,268

$52,068

$16

$47,908

$50,608

$51,108

$52,908

$17

$48,748

$51,448

$51,948

$53,748

$18

$49,588

$52,288

$52,788

$54,588

$19

$50,988

$53,688

$54,188

$55,988

$20

$51,828

$54,528

$55,028

$56,828

$21

$52,668

$55,368

$55,868

$57,668

$22

$53,228

$55,928

$56,428

$58,228

$23

$53,228

$55,928

$56,428

$58,228

$24

$53,788

$56,488

$56,988

$58,788

$25

$54,628

$57,328

$57,828

$59,628

Leon County Teacher Salary Schedule

Source: Leon County School District Website 

Conclusion

Leon County teachers are ok-paid teachers compared to the rest of the Country; getting your Master’s will most likely cost you more than the raise you will get. Getting your Doctorate can make you $125,000 over a 25 Year Career than with a Bachelor’s. Get your Doctorate Degree if you want to make extra money in the Leon County School District

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