Average Teacher Salaries – Arizona Network

(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) $41,224
2. Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018 (prior year) $37,486     
3. Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year $3,737
4. Percentage increase 10.0%


Comments on average salary calculation:
· For the purpose of this disclosure, “teacher” is defined as a “returning teacher.”
· Returning teachers received an average salary increase of 10% in FY19.

· Salaries for new teachers are based on the faculty candidate’s level of education and relevant teaching experience. Increase in pay is available to faculty for educational advancement to a Master’s degree or Doctorate.
· Returning Teaching Assistants received a 5% wage increase.
· Prop. 301 teacher bonus funding is not included in these calculations.
· 2017/2018 teacher increases were 2% (1% was funded by the State).