Engage. Inspire. Empower.


Catawba County Schools and our community value you and your work. 

Your total compensation includes more than just a salary.  In addition to your base state salary, you also will receive a local supplement.  

Potential total compensation for a first-year teacher:  
Base Salary $35,086
Local Supplement $2,803
Retirement Contributions Made by the District $6,860
Health Insurance Premiums Paid by the District $6,478
Total Compensation Package $51,227

*This is an estimate based on the 2021-2022 salary schedule and contribution percentages.  Actual salary will be determined upon hire and assignment.


See the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction’s Salary Schedules here