Salary Scales and Benefits

  • As a complement to the excellent working environment, the City Schools of Decatur offers a flexible, competitive benefits package that includes:

    • State Health Benefit Plan for Major Medical
    • Dental Coverage
    • Vision Care Plan
    • Optional Life Insurance Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability Plans
    • Critical Illness Plan
    • Hospital Indemnity Plan 
    • Credit Union
    • Accident, Death and Dismemberment Plan
    • Legal Insurance
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • 403(b) Plan / 457 (b) Plan

    The City Schools of Decatur Board of Education also provides benefits other than salary. The board pays for the following benefits for contracted personnel:

    • Membership in Georgia Teachers Retirement System which at the present time is 19.98% of the gross salary*
    • Social Security of 6.20% (OASDI) of a salary and Medicare of 1.45% Workers Compensation for injury on the job
    • Three days of personal leave annually (as part of accumulated leave allowance)
    • A monthly contribution toward an employee’s health coverage premium
    • Professional leave that is not taken from accumulated leave

    *Note: Eligible employee must contribute 6% of his gross salary to Georgia Teachers Retirement System.

    CSD Compensation Review presented to the Board of Education on December 14, 2021

Salary Scales