Tennessee Education Association
Tennessee School Systems Profile Rankings

Ranking of Scheduled Salaries, Master's Degree + 30 Semester Hours Minimum 2012-2013
Rank System Salary Rank System Salary Rank System Salary
1 Memphis City $ 49,328 46 Blount County $ 40,140 91 Elizabethton City $ 38,276
2 Shelby County 49,034 47 Montgomery County 40,136 92 Jefferson County 38,233
3 Oak Ridge City 47,329 48 Newport City 40,054 93 Gibson County SSD 38,117
4 Maryville City 45,236 49 Sullivan County 40,048 94 Hardeman County 38,048
5 Bristol City 44,793 50 Putnam County 40,016 95 Johnson County 38,010
6 Alcoa City 44,738 51 McKenzie SSD 39,990 96 Union County 37,954
7 Kingsport City 44,549 52 Sweetwater City 39,977 97 Humboldt City 37,862
8 Athens City 44,312 53 Henderson County 39,833 98 Crockett County 37,835
9 Johnson City 43,973 54 Robertson County 39,792 99 Smith County 37,830
10 Tipton County 43,935 55 Hickman County 39,781 100 Lawrence County 37,750
11 Bradley County 43,845 56 Lincoln County 39,739 101 Bells City 37,740
Paris SSD 43,845 57 Coffee County 39,732 102 Cannon County 37,726
12 Fayetteville City 43,805 58 Williamson County 39,705 103 Monroe County 37,690
13 McMinn County 43,523 59 Cheatham County 39,635 104 Greene County 37,653
14 Davidson County 43,478 60 White County 39,550 105 Trenton SSD 37,645
15 Murfreesboro City 43,112 61 Dickson County 39,467 106 Carter County 37,602
16 Etowah City 43,105 62 Lauderdale County 39,448 107 Overton County 37,584
17 Polk County 42,913 63 Loudon County 39,380 108 Claiborne County 37,469
18 Manchester City 42,847 64 Bedford County 39,341 109 Giles County 37,452
19 Tullahoma City 42,845 65 Humphreys County 39,234 110 McNairy County 37,229
20 Cleveland City 42,779 66 Obion County 39,225 111 Cumberland County 37,112
21 Lebanon SSD 42,711 67 Huntingdon SSD 39,224 112 Dyer County 37,099
22 Sevier County 42,640 68 Fayette County 39,200 113 Grainger County 37,088
23 Roane County 42,627 69 Madison County 39,175 114 Grundy County 37,050
24 Lenoir City 42,338 70 Sequatchie County 39,167 115 Chester County 37,033
25 Meigs County 41,955 71 Lewis County 39,160 116 Jackson County 36,998
26 Dyersburg City 41,640 72 Rhea County 39,139 117 Cocke County 36,986
27 Rogersville City 41,291 73 DeKalb County 39,127 Fentress County 36,986
28 Sumner County 40,995 74 Warren County 39,123 118 Scott County 36,963
29 Anderson County 40,971 75 Lexington City 39,101 119 West Carroll SSD 36,900
30 Houston County 40,938 76 Decatur County 39,007 120 Campbell County 36,896
31 Rutherford County 40,905 77 Hamilton County 38,957 121 Hardin County 36,884
32 Dayton City 40,800 78 Knox County 38,900 122 Hawkins County 36,877
33 Franklin SSD 40,764 79 South Carroll SSD 38,858 123 Van Buren County 36,750
34 Greeneville City 40,762 Weakley County 38,858 124 Bradford SSD 36,740
35 Washington County 40,665 80 Benton County 38,804 125 Perry County 36,717
36 Wilson County 40,616 81 Alamo City 38,735 126 Bledsoe County 36,613
37 Clinton City 40,591 82 Moore County 38,714 127 H-Rock-Bruceton SSD 36,580
38 Hamblen County 40,536 83 Morgan County 38,564 128 Wayne County 36,150
39 Henry County 40,534 84 Milan SSD 38,534 129 Clay County 36,050
40 Maury County 40,464 85 Lake County 38,513 Hancock County 36,050
41 Stewart County 40,432 86 Richard City SSD 38,510 Oneida SSD 36,050
42 Marshall County 40,401 87 Union City 38,470 Pickett County 36,050
43 Franklin County 40,242 88 Macon County 38,410 Trousdale County 36,050
44 Haywood County 40,185 89 Marion County 38,380
45 Unicoi County 40,161 90 Carroll County 38,350
Average $39,714
Source: Tennessee Education Association, Survey of Local Annual Salaries for Classroom Teachers, 2012-2013