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WEST virginia Legislature

2017 regular session

Introduced

House Bill 2211

By Delegates Kelly, Cooper, wagner, hamrick and rohrbach

[ Introduced February 8, 2017; Referred
to the Committee on Education then Finance.]

A BILL to amend and reenact §18A-4-2 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to increasing salaries for teachers through fiscal year 2020.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:


That §18A-4-2 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:

ARTICLE 4.  SALARIES, WAGES, AND OTHER BENEFITS.

§18A-4-2. State minimum salaries for teachers.

(a) It is the goal of the Legislature to increase the state minimum salary for teachers with zero years of experience and an A. B. degree, including the equity supplement, to at least $43,000 by fiscal year 2019.

(b) (a) Beginning July 1, 2017, and continuing thereafter, each teacher shall receive the amount prescribed in the State Minimum Salary Schedule as set forth in this section, specific additional amounts prescribed in this section or article and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article during the contract year.

STATE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE

Years

4th

3rd

2nd

 

A.B.

 

M.A.

M.A.

M.A.

Doc-

Exp.

Class

Class

Class

A.B.

+15

M.A.

+15

+30

+45

torate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

27,917

28,606

28,872

30,315

31,076

32,843

33,604

34,365

35,126

36,161

1

28,245

28,934

29,200

30,833

31,594

33,362

34,123

34,883

35,644

36,679

2

28,574

29,262

29,528

31,352

32,113

33,880

34,641

35,402

36,163

37,198

3

28,902

29,590

29,856

31,871

32,631

34,399

35,160

35,920

36,681

37,716

4

29,474

30,162

30,428

32,633

33,394

35,162

35,923

36,683

37,444

38,479

5

29,802

30,490

30,756

33,152

33,913

35,680

36,441

37,202

37,963

38,998

6

30,130

30,818

31,084

33,670

34,431

36,199

36,960

37,720

38,481

39,516

7

30,458

31,147

31,412

34,189

34,950

36,717

37,478

38,239

39,000

40,035

8

30,786

31,475

31,741

34,707

35,468

37,236

37,997

38,757

39,518

40,553

9

31,114

31,803

32,069

35,226

35,987

37,754

38,515

39,276

40,037

41,072

10

31,443

32,131

32,397

35,746

36,506

38,274

39,035

39,796

40,556

41,591

11

31,771

32,459

32,725

36,264

37,025

38,793

39,553

40,314

41,075

42,110

12

32,099

32,787

33,053

36,783

37,543

39,311

40,072

40,833

41,593

42,628

13

32,427

33,115

33,381

37,301

38,062

39,830

40,590

41,351

42,112

43,147

14

32,755

33,443

33,709

37,820

38,580

40,348

41,109

41,870

42,630

43,665

15

33,083

33,771

34,037

38,338

39,099

40,867

41,627

42,388

43,149

44,184

16

33,411

34,099

34,365

38,857

39,617

41,385

42,146

42,907

43,667

44,702

17

33,739

34,428

34,693

39,375

40,136

41,904

42,665

43,425

44,186

45,221

18

34,067

34,756

35,022

39,894

40,655

42,422

43,183

43,944

44,705

45,740

19

34,395

35,084

35,350

40,412

41,173

42,941

43,702

44,462

45,223

46,258

20

34,723

35,412

35,678

40,931

41,692

43,459

44,220

44,981

45,742

46,777

21

35,052

35,740

36,006

41,449

42,210

43,978

44,739

45,499

46,260

47,295

22

35,380

36,068

36,334

41,968

42,729

44,496

45,257

46,018

46,779

47,814

23

35,708

36,396

36,662

42,487

43,247

45,015

45,776

46,536

47,297

48,332

24

36,036

36,724

36,990

43,005

43,766

45,534

46,294

47,055

47,816

48,851

25

36,364

37,052

37,318

43,524

44,284

46,052

46,813

47,574

48,334

49,369

26

36,692

37,380

37,646

44,042

44,803

46,571

47,331

48,092

48,853

49,888

27

37,020

37,708

37,974

44,561

45,321

47,089

47,850

48,611

49,371

50,406

28

37,348

38,037

38,302

45,079

45,840

47,608

48,368

49,129

49,890

50,925

29

37,676

38,365

38,631

45,598

46,358

48,126

48,887

49,648

50,408

51,443

30

38,004

38,693

38,959

46,116

46,877

48,645

49,405

50,166

50,927

51,962

31

38,333

39,021

39,287

46,635

47,396

49,163

49,924

50,685

51,445

52,480

32

38,661

39,349

39,615

47,153

47,914

49,682

50,443

51,203

51,964

52,999

33

38,989

39,677

39,943

47,672

48,433

50,200

50,961

51,722

52,483

53,518

34

39,317

40,005

40,271

48,190

48,951

50,719

51,480

52,240

53,001

54,036

35

39,645

40,333

40,599

48,709

49,470

51,237

51,998

52,759

53,520

54,555

(b) Beginning July 1, 2017, each teacher shall receive the amount prescribed in the State Minimum Salary Schedule as set forth in this section, specific additional amounts prescribed in this section or article and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article during the contract year.

Years

4th

3rd

2nd

 

A.B.

 

M.A.

M.A.

M.A.

Doc-

Exp.

Class

Class

Class

A.B.

+15

M.A.

+15

+30

+45

torate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

29,417

30,106

30,372

31,815

32,576

34,343

35,104

35,865

36,626

37,661

1

29,745

30,434

30,700

32,333

33,094

34,862

35,623

36,383

37,144

38,179

2

30,074

30,762

31,028

32,852

33,613

35,380

36,141

36,902

37,663

38,698

3

30,402

31,090

31,356

33,371

34,131

35,899

36,660

37,420

38,181

39,216

4

30,974

31,662

31,928

34,133

34,894

36,662

37,423

38,183

38,944

39,979

5

31,302

31,990

32,256

34,652

35,413

37,180

37,941

38,702

39,463

40,498

6

31,630

32,318

32,584

35,170

35,931

37,699

38,460

39,220

39,981

41,016

7

31,958

32,647

32,912

35,689

36,450

38,217

38,978

39,739

40,500

41,535

8

32,286

32,975

33,241

36,207

36,968

 

38,736

39,497

40,257

41,018

42,053

9

32,614

33,303

33,569

36,726

37,487

39,254

 

 

 

40,015

40,776

41,537

42,572

10

32,943

33,631

33,897

37,246

38,006

39,774

40,535

41,296

42,056

43,091

11

33,271

33,959

34,225

37,764

38,525

40,293

41,053

41,814

42,575

43,610

12

33,599

34,287

34,553

38,283

39,043

40,811

41,572

42,333

43,093

44,128

13

33,927

34,615

34,881

38,801

39,562

41,330

42,090

42,851

43,612

44,647

14

34,255

34,943

35,209

39,320

40,080

41,848

42,609

43,370

44,130

45,165

15

34,583

35,271

35,537

39,838

40,599

42,367

43,127

43,888

44,649

45,684

16

34,911

35,599

35,865

40,357

41,117

42,885

43,646

44,407

45,167

46,202

17

35,239

35,928

36,193

40,875

41,636

43,404

44,165

44,925

45,686

46,721

18

35,567

36,256

36,522

41,394

42,155

43,922

44,683

45,444

46,205

47,240

19

35,895

36,584

36,850

41,912

42,673

44,441

45,202

45,962

46,723

47,758

20

36,223

36,912

37,178

42,431

43,192

44,959

45,720

46,481

47,242

48,277

21

36,552

37,240

37,506

42,949

43,710

45,478

46,239

46,999

47,760

48,795

22

36,880

37,568

37,834

43,468

44,229

45,996

46,757

47,518

48,279

49,314

23

37,208

37,896

38,162

43,987

44,747

46,515

47,276

48,036

48,797

49,832

24

37,536

38,224

38,490

44,505

45,266

47,034

47,794

48,555

49,316

50,351

25

37,864

38,552

38,818

45,024

45,784

47,552

48,313

49,074

49,834

50,869

26

38,192

38,880

39,146

45,542

46,303

48,071

48,831

49,592

50,353

51,388

27

38,520

39,208

39,474

46,061

46,821

48,589

49,350

50,111

50,871

51,906

28

38,848

39,537

39,802

46,579

47,340

49,108

49,868

50,629

51,390

52,425

29

39,176

39,865

40,131

47,098

47,858

49,626

50,387

51,148

51,908

52,943

30

39,504

40,193

40,459

47,616

48,377

50,145

50,905

51,666

52,427

53,462

31

39,833

40,521

40,787

48,135

48,896

50,663

51,424

52,185

52,945

53,980

32

40,161

40,849

41,115

48,653

49,414

51,182

51,943

52,703

53,464

54,499

33

40,489

41,177

41,443

49,172

49,933

51,700

52,461

53,222

53,983

55,018

34

40,817

41,505

41,771

49,690

50,451

52,219

52,980

53,740

54,501

55,536

35

41,145

41,833

42,099

50,209

50,970

52,737

53,498

54,259

55,020

56,055

 

 

(c) Beginning July 1, 2018, each teacher shall receive the amount prescribed in the State Minimum Salary Schedule as set forth in this section, specific additional amounts prescribed in this section or article and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article during the contract year.

Years

4th

3rd

2nd

 

A.B.

 

M.A.

M.A.

M.A.

Doc-

Exp.

Class

Class

Class

A.B.

+15

M.A.

+15

+30

+45

torate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

30,917

31,606

31,872

33,315

34,076

35,843

36,604

37,365

38,126

39,161

1

31,245

31,934

32,200

33,833

34,594

36,362

37,123

37,883

38,644

39,679

2

31,574

32,262

32,528

34,352

35,113

36,880

37,641

38,402

39,163

40,198

3

31,902

32,590

32,856

34,871

35,631

37,399

38,160

38,920

39,681

40,716

4

32,474

33,162

33,428

35,633

36,394

38,162

38,923

39,683

40,444

41,479

5

32,802

33,490

33,756

36,152

36,913

38,680

39,441

40,202

40,963

41,998

6

33,130

33,818

34,084

36,670

37,431

39,199

39,960

40,720

41,481

42,516

7

33,458

34,147

34,412

37,189

37,950

39,717

40,478

41,239

42,000

43,035

8

33,786

34,475

34,741

37,707

38,468

40,236

40,997

41,757

42,518

43,553

9

34,114

34,803

35,069

38,226

38,987

40,754

41,515

42,276

43,037

44,072

10

34,443

35,131

35,397

38,746

39,506

41,274

42,035

42,796

43,556

44,591

11

34,771

35,459

35,725

39,264

40,025

41,793

42,553

43,314

44,075

45,110

12

35,099

35,787

36,053

39,783

40,543

42,311

43,072

43,833

44,593

45,628

13

35,427

36,115

36,381

40,301

41,062

42,830

43,590

44,351

45,112

46,147

14

35,755

36,443

36,709

40,820

41,580

43,348

44,109

44,870

45,630

46,665

15

36,083

36,771

37,037

41,338

42,099

43,867

44,627

45,388

46,149

47,184

16

36,411

37,099

37,365

41,857

42,617

44,385

45,146

45,907

46,667

47,702

17

36,739

37,428

37,693

42,375

43,136

44,904

45,665

46,425

47,186

48,221

18

37,067

37,756

38,022

42,894

43,655

45,422

46,183

46,944

47,705

48,740

19

37,395

38,084

38,350

43,412

44,173

45,941

46,702

47,462

48,223

49,258

20

37,723

38,412

38,678

43,931

44,692

46,459

47,220

47,981

48,742

49,777

21

38,052

38,740

39,006

44,449

45,210

46,978

47,739

48,499

49,260

50,295

22

38,380

39,068

39,334

44,968

45,729

47,496

48,257

49,018

49,779

50,814

23

38,708

39,396

39,662

45,487

46,247

48,015

48,776

49,536

50,297

51,332

24

39,036

39,724

39,990

46,005

46,766

48,534

49,294

50,055

50,816

51,851

25

39,364

40,052

40,318

46,524

47,284

49,052

49,813

50,574

51,334

52,369

26

39,692

40,380

40,646

47,042

47,803

49,571

50,331

51,092

51,853

52,888

27

40,020

40,708

40,974

47,561

48,321

50,089

50,850

51,611

52,371

53,406

28

40,348

41,037

41,302

48,079

48,840

50,608

51,368

52,129

52,890

53,925

29

40,676

41,365

41,631

48,598

49,358

51,126

51,887

52,648

53,408

54,443

30

41,004

41,693

41,959

49,116

49,877

51,645

52,405

53,166

53,927

54,962

31

41,333

42,021

42,287

49,635

50,396

52,163

52,924

53,685

54,445

55,480

32

41,661

42,349

42,615

50,153

50,914

52,682

53,443

54,203

54,964

55,999

33

41,989

42,677

42,943

50,672

51,433

53,200

53,961

54,722

55,483

56,518

34

42,317

43,005

43,271

51,190

51,951

53,719

54,480

55,240

56,001

57,036

35

42,645

43,333

43,599

51,709

52,470

54,237

54,998

55,759

56,520

57,555

(d) Beginning July 1, 2019, each teacher shall receive the amount prescribed in the State Minimum Salary Schedule as set forth in this section, specific additional amounts prescribed in this section or article and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article during the contract year.

Years

4th

3rd

2nd

 

A.B.

 

M.A.

M.A.

M.A.

Doc-

Exp.

Class

Class

Class

A.B.

+15

M.A.

+15

+30

+45

torate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

32,417

33,106

33,372

34,815

35,576

37,343

38,104

38,865

39,626

40,661

1

32,745

33,434

33,700

35,333

36,094

37,862

38,623

39,383

40,144

41,179

2

33,074

33,762

34,028

35,852

36,613

38,380

39,141

39,902

40,663

41,698

3

33,402

34,090

34,356

36,371

37,131

38,899

39,660

40,420

41,181

42,216

4

33,974

34,662

34,928

37,133

37,894

39,662

40,423

41,183

41,944

42,979

5

34,302

34,990

35,256

37,652

38,413

40,180

40,941

41,702

42,463

43,498

6

34,630

35,318

35,584

38,170

38,931

40,699

41,460

42,220

42,981

44,016

7

34,958

35,647

35,912

38,689

39,450

41,217

41,978

42,739

43,500

44,535

8

35,286

35,975

36,241

39,207

39,968

41,736

42,497

43,257

44,018

45,053

9

35,614

36,303

36,569

39,726

40,487

42,254

43,015

43,776

44,537

45,572

10

35,943

36,631

36,897

40,246

41,006

42,774

43,535

44,296

45,056

46,091

11

36,271

36,959

37,225

40,764

41,525

43,293

44,053

44,814

45,575

46,610

12

36,599

37,287

37,553

41,283

42,043

43,811

44,572

45,333

46,093

47,128

13

36,927

37,615

37,881

41,801

42,562

44,330

45,090

45,851

46,612

47,647

14

37,255

37,943

38,209

42,320

43,080

44,848

45,609

46,370

47,130

48,165

15

37,583

38,271

38,537

42,838

43,599

45,367

46,127

46,888

47,649

48,684

16

37,911

38,599

38,865

43,357

44,117

45,885

46,646

47,407

48,167

49,202

17

38,239

38,928

39,193

43,875

44,636

46,404

47,165

47,925

48,686

49,721

18

38,567

39,256

39,522

44,394

45,155

46,922

47,683

48,444

49,205

50,240

19

38,895

39,584

39,850

44,912

45,673

47,441

48,202

48,962

49,723

50,758

20

39,223

39,912

40,178

45,431

46,192

47,959

48,720

49,481

50,242

51,277

21

39,552

40,240

40,506

45,949

46,710

48,478

49,239

49,999

50,760

51,795

22

39,880

40,568

40,834

46,468

47,229

48,996

49,757

50,518

51,279

52,314

23

40,208

40,896

41,162

46,987

47,747

49,515

50,276

51,036

51,797

52,832

24

40,536

41,224

41,490

47,505

48,266

50,034

50,794

51,555

52,316

53,351

25

40,864

41,552

41,818

48,024

48,784

50,552

51,313

52,074

52,834

53,869

26

41,192

41,880

42,146

48,542

49,303

51,071

51,831

52,592

53,353

54,388

27

41,520

42,208

42,474

49,061

49,821

51,589

52,350

53,111

53,871

54,906

28

41,848

42,537

42,802

49,579

50,340

52,108

52,868

53,629

54,390

55,425

29

42,176

42,865

43,131

50,098

50,858

52,626

53,387

54,148

54,908

55,943

30

42,504

43,193

43,459

50,616

51,377

53,145

53,905

54,666

55,427

56,462

31

42,833

43,521

43,787

51,135

51,896

53,663

54,424

55,185

55,945

56,980

32

43,161

43,849

44,115

51,653

52,414

54,182

54,943

55,703

56,464

57,499

33

43,489

44,177

44,443

52,172

52,933

54,700

55,461

56,222

56,983

58,018

34

43,817

44,505

44,771

52,690

53,451

55,219

55,980

56,740

57,501

58,536

35

44,145

44,833

45,099

53,209

53,970

55,737

56,498

57,259

58,020

59,055

(e)  Beginning July 1, 2020, each teacher shall receive the amount prescribed in the State Minimum Salary Schedule as set forth in this section, specific additional amounts prescribed in this section or article and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article during the contract year.

Years

4th

3rd

2nd

 

A.B.

 

M.A.

M.A.

M.A.

Doc-

Exp.

Class

Class

Class

A.B.

+15

M.A.

+15

+30

+45

torate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

33,917

34,606

34,872

36,315

37,076

38,843

39,604

40,365

41,126

42,161

1

34,245

34,934

35,200

36,833

37,594

39,362

40,123

40,883

41,644

42,679

2

34,574

35,262

35,528

37,352

38,113

39,880

40,641

41,402

42,163

43,198

3

34,902

35,590

35,856

37,871

38,631

40,399

41,160

41,920

42,681

43,716

4

35,474

36,162

36,428

38,633

39,394

41,162

41,923

42,683

43,444

44,479

5

35,802

36,490

36,756

39,152

39,913

41,680

42,441

43,202

43,963

44,998

6

36,130

36,818

37,084

39,670

40,431

42,199

42,960

43,720

44,481

45,516

7

36,458

37,147

37,412

40,189

40,950

42,717

43,478

44,239

45,000

46,035

8

36,786

37,475

37,741

40,707

41,468

43,236

43,997

44,757

45,518

46,553

9

37,114

37,803

38,069

41,226

41,987

43,754

44,515

45,276

46,037

47,072

10

37,443

38,131

38,397

41,746

42,506

44,274

45,035

45,796

46,556

47,591

11

37,771

38,459

38,725

42,264

43,025

44,793

45,553

46,314

47,075

48,110

12

38,099

38,787

39,053

42,783

43,543

45,311

46,072

46,833

47,593

48,628

13

38,427

39,115

39,381

43,301

44,062

45,830

46,590

47,351

48,112

49,147

14

38,755

39,443

39,709

43,820

44,580

46,348

47,109

47,870

48,630

49,665

15

39,083

39,771

40,037

44,338

45,099

46,867

47,627

48,388

49,149

50,184

16

39,411

40,099

40,365

44,857

45,617

47,385

48,146

48,907

49,667

50,702

17

39,739

40,428

40,693

45,375

46,136

47,904

48,665

49,425

50,186

51,221

18

40,067

40,756

41,022

45,894

46,655

48,422

49,183

49,944

50,705

51,740

19

40,395

41,084

41,350

46,412

47,173

48,941

49,702

50,462

51,223

52,258

20

40,723

41,412

41,678

46,931

47,692

49,459

50,220

50,981

51,742

52,777

21

41,052

41,740

42,006

47,449

48,210

49,978

50,739

51,499

52,260

53,295

22

41,380

42,068

42,334

47,968

48,729

50,496

51,257

52,018

52,779

53,814

23

41,708

42,396

42,662

48,487

49,247

51,015

51,776

52,536

53,297

54,332

24

42,036

42,724

42,990

49,005

49,766

51,534

52,294

53,055

53,816

54,851

25

42,364

43,052

43,318

49,524

50,284

52,052

52,813

53,574

54,334

55,369

26

42,692

43,380

43,646

50,042

50,803

52,571

53,331

54,092

54,853

55,888

27

43,020

43,708

43,974

50,561

51,321

53,089

53,850

54,611

55,371

56,406

28

43,348

44,037

44,302

51,079

51,840

53,608

54,368

55,129

55,890

56,925

29

43,676

44,365

44,631

51,598

52,358

54,126

54,887

55,648

56,408

57,443

30

44,004

44,693

44,959

52,116

52,877

54,645

55,405

56,166

56,927

57,962

31

44,333

45,021

45,287

52,635

53,396

55,163

55,924

56,685

57,445

58,480

32

44,661

45,349

45,615

53,153

53,914

55,682

56,443

57,203

57,964

58,999

33

44,989

45,677

45,943

53,672

54,433

56,200

56,961

57,722

58,483

59,518

34

45,317

46,005

46,271

54,190

54,951

56,719

57,480

58,240

59,001

60,036

35

45,645

46,333

46,599

54,709

55,470

57,237

57,998

58,759

59,520

60,555

(c) (f) Six hundred dollars shall be paid annually to each classroom teacher who has at least twenty years of teaching experience. The payments: (i) Shall be in addition to any amounts prescribed in the applicable State Minimum Salary Schedule; (ii) shall be paid in equal monthly installments; and (iii) shall be considered a part of the state minimum salaries for teachers.

(d) (g) To meet the objective of salary equity among the counties as set forth in section five of this article, each teacher shall be paid an equity supplement amount as applicable for his or her classification of certification or classification of training and years of experience as follows, subject to the provisions of that section:

(1) For "4th Class" at zero years of experience, $1,781. An additional $38 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

(2) For "3rd Class" at zero years of experience, $1,796. An additional $67 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

(3) For "2nd Class" at zero years of experience, $1,877. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

(4) For "A. B." at zero years of experience, $2,360. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

(5) For "A. B. + 15" at zero years of experience, $2,452. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

(6) For "M. A." at zero years of experience, $2,644. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

(7) For "M. A. + 15" at zero years of experience, $2,740. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

(8) For "M. A. + 30" at zero years of experience, $2,836. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

(9) For "M. A. + 45" at zero years of experience, $2,836. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience; and

(10) For "Doctorate" at zero years of experience, $2,927. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience.

These payments: (i) Shall be in addition to any amounts prescribed in the applicable State Minimum Salary Schedule, any specific additional amounts prescribed in this section and article and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article; (ii) shall be paid in equal monthly installments; and (iii) shall be considered a part of the state minimum salaries for teachers.

 

NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to raise minimum teacher salaries $1500 per year through fiscal year 2020.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.

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