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Baseline Teacher Salary

This dashboard provides the baseline teacher salary since 2012-13. Baseline salary is the bottom number in the district's salary schedule. This number would likely be offered to a teacher with 0 years of experience and a bachelor’s degree. The dashboard allows you to select multiple districts and view state averages. You can also sort the baseline teacher salary table by clicking to the right of the column heading you want to sort.

Please note: The following districts updated their baseline teacher salaries after the data collection for the year noted: Canistota (2016-17), Colome Consolidated (2016-17), Faith (2016-17 and 2017-18), Garretson (2017-18 and 2019-20), Hanson (2017-18), Irene-Wakonda (2016-17), Mitchell (2018-19), Newell (2017-18), Oglala Lakota County (2020-21), Plankinton (2016-17), Rapid City Area (2016-17), Rosholt (2018-19), Wall (2018-19), and White River (2017-18). This dashboard reflects their updated baseline teacher salaries.