All social worker roles (elementary, middle, high), school psychologist (elementary and middle), and school counselor (elementary and middle) roles are 10-month WTU positions and follow the WTU pay scale. The current starting salary range is $60,067 (Step 1) to $85,523 (Step 10).
All school counselor positions at the high school-level are 11-month WTU positions and follow the WTU pay scale. The current starting salary is $66,074 (Step 1) to $94,076 (Step 10).
All school psychology positions at the high school-level are 12-month CSO Union positions and follow the CSO pay scale. The current starting salary is $76,547 (Step 1) to $105,890 (Step 10).
New employees cannot join DCPS at higher than a Step 10 on the salary scale. You can find the DCPS Pay Scale here.
NOTE: The above salary scales are only meant to be used to give you an idea of potential earnings when joining our district as a social worker, school psychologist or school counselor. All official salary offers will be determined by our Strategic Staffing team and included in your official offer letter once selected for hire. If you believe your salary offer is not correct, connect directly with Staffing to ensure all documentation is being accounted for.