If you are teaching in one of the following license areas, you may qualify for related non-teaching experience salary credit:
- Earth Science
- Special Education Licenses (all)
- Technical Subjects
- Shop Subjects/Trades
Teachers in the license areas listed above can receive salary step credit for related non-teaching experience if the experience meets all of the following criteria:
- It was paid
- It was full-time
- You worked at least one full calendar year in the qualifying position
- The position was reasonably related to your NYCDOE license area
- You performed the work prior to your date of assignment at the NYCDOE
Qualifying non-teaching experience can include work performed in military service, provided that the experience meets the requirements above.
Please note that service as a paraprofessional or as a teacher's aide does not qualify for salary credit.
If you are a teacher and need additional guidance as to whether or not your prior work experience qualifies you for a salary step increase, please call the Office of Salary Services directly: (718) 935-4000.