Salary Schedules

Current Certified Employees: 15-Year Experience Cap Lifted


Previously, Hamilton County Schools and Hamilton County Education Association (HCEA) held an agreement that the maximum eligible teaching experience credited from outside of HCS would be 15 years.  Due to the outcome of collaborative conferencing with HCEA this year, HCS will lift the maximum cap of outside accredited teaching experience for new and current certified employees starting with the 2021-2022 school year.

If you have accredited teaching experience beyond 15 years that was not credited, please complete this form with attached experience forms. 

This salary schedule reflects the pay for teachers in Hamilton County Schools. Please contact HR at (423) 498-7048, or email us at [email protected], regarding questions about the schedule.

Our school district recognizes up to 25 or 30 years of experience, depending on the highest degree attained.  To receive years of experience credit, schools must be accredited by a regional accrediting body.  Please see this experience form and contact [email protected] if you have any questions. 

This salary schedule reflects the pay for support staff in the Hamilton County School System. Please contact HR at (423) 498-7048, or email us at [email protected] regarding questions about the schedule.

2022-23 HCS Compensation Update

View the video below for the latest information about 2022-23 Certified and Classified compensation changes.