Teacher & Specialized Service Provider (SSP) Compensation
How Your Compensation is Determined
Please review the ProComp 3.0 FAQ to answer commonly asked questions.
DPS’ teacher compensation system, also known as ProComp 3.0, supports, incentivizes and recognizes your efforts to ensure Every Child Succeeds. The teacher compensation system was developed jointly by the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) and DPS. For additional information, please review the New to DCTA - DPS Salary Guide, 2019-20 Salary Schedule and check out our updated Salary Finder.
Your Base Salary
When you start working at DPS, your base pay is determined by two factors: the amount of relevant work experience you have and your education level.
For additional information on teacher and SSP compensation, please review the pages linked below:
- Increasing your base salary
- Advanced Licenses/Certificates & National Board Certification
- Professional Development Units, Advanced Degrees & University Credits
- Earning Incentives
- Hard to Staff Incentive
- Title I Incentive
- Highest Priority Retention Incentive
- Distinguished Schools
- Taking on a formal Teacher Leadership role
Teachers and SSPs are also eligible to apply for Tuition and Student Loan Reimbursement.
For an overview of all compensation programs, please see the Compensation Overview Chart.
Other Compensation Structures