26-year Earning Power includes longevity. The 26- year earning power is the best method in analyzing your salary schedule. It communicates in dollars the long range impact your salary schedule has on the individual teacher as well as the district. A 26 years approach is used because our studies have shown that 26 years is the average number of service teachers have when initializing their retirement.

Hiring base with no experience

Highest salary without a Master's degree. Highest salary in the BA+45 column or next smaller column.

Highest achievable salary. Maximum salary on your schedule including longevity.