(A.R.S. §15-903.E, amended by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, §10)
1. Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2019 (budget year) $41,575
2. Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018 (prior year) $37,969     
3. Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year $3,606
4. Percentage increase 9.5%

Comments on average salary calculation:
• For the purpose of this disclosure, “teacher” is defined as a “returning teacher.”

• Salaries for new teachers are based on the faculty candidate’s level of education and relevant teaching experience. Increase in pay is available to faculty for educational advancement to a Master’s degree or Doctorate.
• Returning Teaching Assistants received a 5% wage increase.
• Prop. 301 teacher bonus funding is not included in these calculations.
• 2017/2018 teacher increases were 2% (1% was funded by the State).