DPS Announces Step and Salary Increases
There are a myriad of reasons to work with Durham Public Schools, and now there are more! Certified and classified employee salaries have increased for school year 2022-2023, supplements are among the highest in the state, and our minimum wage and bus driver pay rate is increasing. Go to our employment page at www.dpsnc.net/hr to learn more.
More reasons to work with us!
The DPS school board and superintendent are committed to a true living wage for all support staff, and we also continue to have one of the highest teacher supplements in North Carolina, up to $11,100 based on years of experience.
Teachers will receive on average a 4.2 percent salary increase for the 2022-23 school year. Classified employees will receive a 4 percent salary increase, bringing DPS’s minimum wage for full-time employees to $16 per hour, including substitute pay. We’re also excited to share that our bus driver starting hourly pay rate has risen to $18.13.
Find our salary schedules here!
*DPS is conducting a classified compensation study to identify ways to make our pay for support staff even more equitable and competitive.