CHAPTER 18A. SCHOOL PERSONNEL.

§18A-4-2. State minimum salaries for teachers.

(a) For school year 2022-2023, and continuing thereafter, each teacher shall receive the amount prescribed in the State Minimum Salary Schedule as set forth in this section, specific additional amounts prescribed in this section or article, and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to §18A-4-5a of this code during the contract year.

STATE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE

Years

Exp

4th Class

3rd Class

2nd Class

A.B.

A.B. 15

M.A.

M.A.

15

M.A.

30

M.A.

Doc-torate

0

34,297

34,986

35,252

36,695

37,456

39,223

39,984

40,745

41,506

42,541

1

34,625

35,314

35,580

37,213

37,974

39,742

40,503

41,263

42,024

43,059

2

34,954

35,642

35,908

37,732

38,493

40,260

41,021

41,782

42,543

43,578

3

35,282

35,970

36,236

38,251

39,011

40,779

41,540

42,300

43,061

44,096

4

35,854

36,542

36,808

39,013

39,774

41,542

42,303

43,063

43,824

44,859

5

36,182

36,870

37,136

39,532

40,293

42,060

42,821

43,582

44,343

45,378

6

36,510

37,198

37,464

40,050

40,811

42,579

43,340

44,100

44,861

45,896

7

36,838

37,527

37,792

40,569

41,330

43,097

43,858

44,619

45,380

46,415

8

37,166

37,855

38,121

41,087

41,848

43,616

44,377

45,137

45,898

46,933

9

37,494

38,183

38,449

41,606

42,367

44,134

44,895

45,656

46,417

47,452

10

37,823

38,511

38,777

42,126

42,886

44,654

45,415

46,176

46,936

47,971

11

38,151

38,839

39,105

42,644

43,405

45,173

45,933

46,694

47,455

48,490

12

38,479

39,167

39,433

43,163

43,923

45,691

46,452

47,213

47,973

49,008

13

38,807

39,495

39,761

43,681

44,442

46,210

46,970

47,731

48,492

49,527

14

39,135

39,823

40,089

44,200

44,960

46,728

47,489

48,250

49,010

50,045

15

39,463

40,151

40,417

44,718

45,479

47,247

48,007

48,768

49,529

50,564

16

39,791

40,479

40,745

45,237

45,997

47,765

48,526

49,287

50,047

51,082

17

40,119

40,808

41,073

45,755

46,516

48,284

49,045

49,805

50,566

51,601

18

40,447

41,136

41,402

46,274

47,035

48,802

49,563

50,324

51,085

52,120

19

40,775

41,464

41,730

46,792

47,553

49,321

50,082

50,842

51,603

52,638

20

41,103

41,792

42,058

47,311

48,072

49,839

50,600

51,361

52,122

53,157

21

41,432

42,120

42,386

47,829

48,590

50,358

51,119

51,879

52,640

53,675

22

41,760

42,448

42,714

48,348

49,109

50,876

51,637

52,398

53,159

54,194

23

42,088

42,776

43,042

48,867

49,627

51,395

52,156

52,916

53,677

54,712

24

42,416

43,104

43,370

49,385

50,146

51,914

52,674

53,435

54,196

55,231

25

42,744

43,432

43,698

49,904

50,664

52,432

53,193

53,954

54,714

55,749

26

43,072

43,760

44,026

50,422

51,183

52,951

53,711

54,472

55,233

56,268

27

43,400

44,088

44,354

50,941

51,701

53,469

54,230

54,991

55,751

56,786

28

43,728

44,417

44,682

51,459

52,220

53,988

54,748

55,509

56,270

57,305

29

44,056

44,745

45,011

51,978

52,738

54,506

55,267

56,028

56,788

57,823

30

44,384

45,073

45,339

52,496

53,257

55,025

55,785

56,546

57,307

58,342

31

44,713

45,401

45,667

53,015

53,776

55,543

56,304

57,065

57,825

58,860

32

45,041

45,729

45,995

53,533

54,294

56,062

56,823

57,583

58,344

59,379

33

45,369

46,057

46,323

54,052

54,813

56,580

57,341

58,102

58,863

59,898

34

45,697

46,385

46,651

54,570

55,331

57,099

57,860

58,620

59,381

60,416

35

46,025

46,713

46,979

55,089

55,850

57,617

58,378

59,139

59,900

60,935

 

(b) Six hundred dollars shall be paid annually to each classroom teacher who has at least 20 years of teaching experience. The payments: (i) Shall be in addition to any amounts prescribed in the applicable State Minimum Salary Schedule; (ii) shall be paid in equal monthly installments; and (iii) shall be considered a part of the state minimum salaries for teachers.

(c) Effective July 1, 2019, each classroom teacher providing math instruction in the teacher’s certified area of study for at least 60 percent of the time the teacher is providing instruction to students shall be considered to have three additional years of experience only for the purposes of the salary schedule set forth in subsection (b) of this section: Provided, That for any classroom teacher who satisfies these requirements and whose years of experience plus the three additional years due to them exceeds the years of experience provided for on the salary schedule shall be paid the additional amount equivalent to three additional years of experience notwithstanding the maximum experience provided on the salary schedule.

(d) Effective July 1, 2019, each classroom teacher certified in special education and employed as a full-time special education teacher, as defined by the State Superintendent, shall be considered to have three additional years of experience only for the purposes of the salary schedule set forth in subsection (a) of this section: Provided, That for any classroom teacher who satisfies these requirements and whose years of experience plus the three additional years due to them exceeds the years of experience provided for on the salary schedule shall be paid the additional amount equivalent to three additional years of experience notwithstanding the maximum experience provided on the salary schedule.

(e) In accordance with §18A-4-5 of this code, each teacher shall be paid the supplement amount as applicable for his or her classification of certification or classification of training and years of experience as follows, subject to the provisions of that section:

(1) For “4th Class” at zero years of experience, $1,781. An additional $38 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including 35 years of experience;

(2) For “3rd Class” at zero years of experience, $1,796. An additional $67 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including 35 years of experience;

(3) For “2nd Class” at zero years of experience, $1,877. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including 35 years of experience;

(4) For “A.B.” at zero years of experience, $2,360. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including 35 years of experience;

(5) For “A.B. 15” at zero years of experience, $2,452. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including 35 years of experience;

(6) For “M.A.” at zero years of experience, $2,644. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including 35 years of experience;

(7) For “M.A. 15” at zero years of experience, $2,740. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including 35 years of experience;

(8) For “M.A. 30” at zero years of experience, $2,836. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including 35 years of experience;

(9) For “M.A. 45” at zero years of experience, $2,836. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including 35 years of experience; and

(10) For “Doctorate” at zero years of experience, $2,927. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including 35 years of experience.

These payments: (i) Shall be in addition to any amounts prescribed in the applicable State Minimum Salary Schedule, any specific additional amounts prescribed in this section and article and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to §18A-4-5a of this code; (ii) shall be paid in equal monthly installments; and (iii) shall be considered a part of the state minimum salaries for teachers.

Bill History For §18A-4-2

1992 Regular Session
House Bill 4753
1990 Third Special Session
Senate Bill 8
1989 Regular Session
House Bill 2326
1986 First Special Session
House Bill 146
1985 Regular Session
House Bill 2089
1984 Regular Session
Senate Bill 131
1981 First Special Session
Senate Bill 15
1977 First Special Session
House Bill 115
1974 Second Special Session
Senate Bill 19
1973 First Special Session
House Bill 212
1971 Regular Session
Senate Bill 122
1969 Regular Session
Senate Bill 181

Signed Bills For §18A-4-2