(A.R.S. §15-903.E, amended by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, §10)
1. Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2022 (budget year) $41,182
2. Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2021 (prior year) $39,424
3. Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year $1,758
4. Percentage increase 4.49%

Comments on average salary calculation:

  • Retro pay increases were given in FY21 along with a cost of living increase for FY22.
  • For the purpose of this disclosure, “teacher” is defined as a “returning teacher.”

Note:

  • Salaries for new teachers are based on the faculty candidate’s level of education and relevant teaching experience. Increase in pay is available to faculty for educational advancement to a Master’s degree or Doctorate.
  • Prop. 301 teacher bonus funding is not included in these calculations.

The table below indicates each academy’s average teacher salary for fiscal year 2022 as well as a calculation of total benefit expenditures as a percent of total salary expenditures at that academy. This means that for fiscal 2022 Great Hearts teachers received various employment benefits equal to 30-34% of their base salary.

Employee benefits include healthcare coverage, 401k matching (up to 2%), worker’s comp., and payroll taxes.

FY22 Salaries & Benefits Average Teacher Salary Benefits as % of Salary Years in Operation
Archway Arete  $ 40,290 33% 8
Archway Chandler  $ 42,075 32% 12
Archway Cicero  $ 39,271 34% 8
Archway Glendale  $ 41,447 33% 9
Archway Lincoln  $ 41,527 32% 7
Archway North Phoenix  $ 39,780 34% 10
Archway Scottsdale  $ 39,271 34% 11
Archway Trivium East  $ 38,760 34% 7
Archway Trivium West  $ 40,800 33% 11
Archway Veritas  $ 39,780 33% 11
Anthem Prep  $ 41,820 32% 12
Arete Prep  $ 43,605 31% 15
Chandler Prep  $ 44.268 31% 16
Cicero Prep  $ 40,295 33% 8
Glendale Prep  $ 41,310 33% 14
Lincoln Prep  $ 38,760 34% 7
Maryvale Prep  $ 39,385 32% 10
North Phoenix Prep  $ 41,820 32% 10
Scottsdale Prep  $ 44,880 31% 14
Trivium Prep  $ 39,271 34% 11
Veritas Prep  $ 46,410 30% 19