Human Resources - Salary Information

Human Resources - Salary Information

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This is a summary of the salary and benefits generally available to Rowan-Salisbury School System employees. Job classifications, years of service, hours employed, and the number of months worked per year determine the types and levels of benefits available.

NC Department of Instruction Salary Schedules  

2015-2016 Classified Salary Schedule

Teacher Supplement Schedule

Years of Licensed Experience
"A" License
"M" License
0 to 4
5 to 9
10 to 14
15 to 19
20 to 24
25 +

Administrator Supplement Schedule

Assistant Principal – Elementary School$3,116
Assistant Principal – Middle School$3,716
Assistant Principal – High School$4,316
Principal – Elementary School$5,000
Principal – Middle School$7,000
Principal – High School$9,000
  • Supplements for 11- and 12-month employees will be pro-rated accordingly.


  • Excellent State Retirement Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Affordable Life Insurance Options (free $10,000 policy paid locally)
  • Other optional benefits available including family health, vision, dental, disability, medical and child care reimbursement plans, and supplemental retirement plans (deferred compensation and State 401K)
  • Free Admission to School Sporting Events
  • Tuition-Free Enrollment for Out-of-District Children of Employees
  • NC Public School Employee Benefits

Earned Leave

Annual Vacation Leave is earned at the following rates per month for full-time employees:

Years of Service
Days earned
Less than 5 years
1.17 (9.33 hours)
5 but less than 10 years
1.42 days (11.33 hours)
10 but less than 15 years
1.67 days (13.33 hours)
15 but less than 20 years
1.92 days (15.33 hours)
20 years or more
2.17 days (17.33 hours)
*Earning rates effective January 1, 2011


  • Eligible part-time permanent employees earn leave equal to their percentage of full-time employment
  • One day sick leave earned per month
  • Teachers earn two days personal leave per year
  • 10 paid holidays per year

NC State Employees’ Credit Union

Besides very competitive services, the State Employees’ Credit Union also offers STAR Mortgage:

  • New employees (one year or less) of the Rowan-Salisbury School System are eligible
  • 100% financing to purchase a home, plus up to $1,500 for closing costs
  • 2-year Adjustable Rate Mortgage for up to 30 years at 5.25%, up to 15 years at 5.25%
  • Interest paid on escrow accounts
  • No private mortgage insurance required
  • Origination fee of ¾% of the loan amount, up to a maximum of $750
  • Available at any of the SECU branches statewide.

Contact the State Employees’ Credit Union for changes or updates to this information or other available services

New Teacher Support

  • Mentors and support teams for Initially Licensed Teachers
  • New Teacher Induction Program
  • Individual classroom assistance with classroom management, motivating students, teaching strategies and techniques
  • Monthly meetings for Initially Licensed Teachers
  • Support with effective planning, instruction and assessment
  • Familiarity with system-wide goals and objectives, curriculum alignment and resources.
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