Re: Salary scale for Hawaii teachers

    You have to be a teacher, and log onto the HSTA website to see the full pay
    scale. All you need is you last name and SSN.On 5/10/07, Brian wrote:
    > Hello,
    > How is the pay scale for teachers constructed in Hawaii?
    > I was on the phone with recruitment today. She was saying
    > that you don't move up in pay each year. Rather your
    > salary stays the same from year to year until the teachers
    > union negotiates a mass pay raise for all teachers.
    > This can't be right. If that were the case, you would be
    > hired in at about $41k for SATEP 6, and then never receive
    > a pay raise until the next union contract negotiation.
    > Every state I've seen has a year-by-year pay increase
    > built into the guide. There is no way you start out at
    > $41k and then stay there next year and the year afer.
    > How would anybody reach maximum? I can't seem to find
    > *any* information on what a Hawaii teacher is paid beyond
    > step 6. For example, what does a Hawaii teacher on step
    > 10 earn?
    > All I could find was this:
    > Underneath the chart, it says this: "The classes II, III
    > and VII are entry levels on the Teacher Salary Schedule."
    > So where does the salary go after this? I've spent at
    > least 6 hours trying to find this information out.
    > There has to be a pay grid somewhere.