What Are The Real Numbers? A Breakdown Of The NC Teacher Pay Raises

Teacher Pay: How It Works Now

GREENSBORO, NC — 37 steps. It could take a while, but you know what you’re in for.

North Carolina used to have a 37-step pay plan for teachers.They knew what they were in for and when their salary would bump up and by how much.

But the $21 billion budget signed Thursday condenses the teacher pay plan to just six steps. Percentage raises are given in years five, 10, 15, 20 and 25 and a flat $1,000 bonus at year 30.

This is how the base salary shakes out: (Source: Read more)