MCPS Teachers To See Significant Increase In Salary In The Next 27 Months

With salary scales increasing 3% (admin will get 2% in 2018 and 1% in 2019, teachers will get 1% in 2019), two scheduled step increases, and the implementation of any missed salary steps, many MCPS teachers could see an increase of over $10k in their salary between now and July 1st, 2020.

Below you’ll see some highlights from The aagreement between MCAAP/MCBOA and MCPS for the School Years 2018-2020, from an e-mail sent to MCPS employees.

Effective July 1, 2018
1. Salary scales will be increased by 2.0 percent.
2. All eligible employees will receive scheduled step increases.

Effective July 1, 2019
1. Salary scales will be increased by 1.0 percent.
2. All eligible employees will receive scheduled step increases.

Agreement between MCEA and MCPS for School Years 2018-2020:
Effective July 1, 2018
1. All eligible employees will receive scheduled step increases.
2. Substitute teacher pay scales will be increased by 1.0 percent.
3. Teachers paid on off-scale salary code 50 will be moved to step 25 on the salary schedule and teachers paid on off-scale code 60 will move to off-scale code 55.
4. Members of the bargaining unit who were members of the bargaining unit during FY11 and missed a scheduled step increase during FY12, and who continue to serve in a position comparable to the position held in FY12, will receive salary scale credit for the missed step, effective January 5, 2019.
5. A unit member whose annual salary rate does not increase over that unit member’s FY18 annual salary rate as a result of any of the aforementioned agreements will receive a one-time bonus payment of $900, pro-rated by total FTE—paid in the October 26, 2018, paycheck.

Effective July 1, 2019
1. Salary scales will be increased by 1.0 percent.
2. All eligible employees will receive scheduled step increases.
3. It is recognized that approximately $6.5 million in additional annualized costs will occur during FY20 as a result of the delayed implementation of the missed salary step makeup during FY19 (Item #4 for FY19).

Agreement between SEIU Local 500 and MCPS for School Years 2018-2020:
Effective July 1, 2018
1. Members of the bargaining unit who were members of the bargaining unit during FY11 and missed a scheduled step increase during FY12 and whose primary position continues to be at the same grade as, or lower than, the position held in FY12 will receive salary scale credit for the missed year if the missed step impacted the current rate of pay.
2. All eligible employees will receive scheduled step increases.
3. Off-scale steps 50 and 60 will be added to the salary scales as regular steps 13 and 17. Unit members on step 10 on June 30, 2018, will be placed on steps 10 through 17 based on total time on step 10.
4. Unit members whose hourly pay rate does not increase over that unit member’s FY18 hourly pay rate as a result of any of the aforementioned agreements will receive a one-time bonus payment of $900, pro-rated by total FTE—paid in the October 26, 2018, paycheck.

Effective July 1, 2019
1. Salary scales will be increased by 1.0 percent.
2. All eligible employees will receive scheduled step increases.

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