Listed below is the salary schedule for Leon County teachers hired for 2019-2020 based on years of related experience. Note that the salary is based on 7.5 hour days and 196 days per year.
The beginning salary for someone out of college is $37,548. Based on the document provided by LCS, this translates to $25.54 per hour.
Also, the document below notes the salary enhancements for advanced degrees. The salary schedule does not reflect other benefits like healthcare.
LEON COUNTY SCHOOLS
2018-2019 LCTA SALARY PLACEMENT SCHEDULE
FOR NEW TEACHERS HIRED JULY 1, 2019 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2020
SALARY SCHEDULE IS BASED ON 7.5 HRS/DAY FOR 196 DAYS/YEAR
Pursuant to Florida Statute 1012.22(1)(c)(3), a District School Board may not use advanced degrees in setting a salary schedule for instructional personnel or school based administrators who are hired on or after July 1, 2011. Advanced degrees are paid as a salary supplement in the following amounts: Master’s Degree – $1800, Ed Specialist Degree – $3600 and Doctoral Degree – $5400.
To qualify for advanced degree supplement, the advanced degree must be in individual’s area of certification.