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Salary and Benefits



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 for licensed employees.


2018-19 Salary Schedule for classified employees.


Teacher Supplement Schedule

Years of Licensed
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.

Principals earn a retention supplement in addition the local supplement they already receive.

0-3 years $3,000
4-5 years $7,000
6+ years $10,000



NC Public Schools Benefits and Employment Policy Manual

Employee Annual Leave and Sick Leave

All full-time employees receive one day of sick leave each month. Annual Leave is detailed in the chart below and is accrued based on years of experience.

Years of
Days Earned
Per Month
0 to 4 1.17
5 to 9 1.42
10 to 14 1.67
15 to 19 1.92
20+ 2.17


Health INsurance

Health insurance is available to Rowan-Salisbury School System employees through the State Health Plan.

New employees have 30 days to enroll in the State Health Plan. Additional changes can be made during open enrollment each October or within 30 days of a qualifying life event.

Cafeteria Benefits

Rowan-Salisbury School System Employees can purchase supplemental benefits through our insurance broker, Mark III Employee Benefits. Life insurance, dental, vision


New employees have 30 days to enroll in cafeteria benefits. Additional changes can be made during open enrollment each April, or within 30 days of a qualifying life event.


Employee Assistance Program

The Rowan-Salisbury School System has contracted with McCombs Counseling to provide employees with an Employee Assistance Program at no cost. 

RSSS recognizes that personal and family problems can impact your life both at home and at work. When you face these challenges in life, it is nice to know there's a place to call. RSSS has established the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which is a confidential, free support service designed especially to help you with the issues that affect your life the most. 

Find out more information here.



West Rowan Middle School PBL Showcase

At West Rowan Middle School, students learn about Sustainability through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) also known as the Global Goals. The SDGs were adopted by the United Nations in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that by 2030 all people enjoy peace and prosperity. WRMS students focus on 11 of the 17 goals which fall under the areas of: Environment, Economy, Equality, and Wellness.