Differentiated Pay

Tenn. Code Ann. §49-3-306(h) requires districts to create and implement differentiated pay plans.  Per State Board of Education Strategic Compensation Policy 5.600, each differentiated pay plan submitted to the department shall include compensation for educators based on, at minimum, one of the following criteria:

  •  High-needs subject areas and schools, sometimes referred to as hard-to-staff subjects or schools

  •  Instructional roles and/or responsibilities

  •  Performance

With any questions, contact Compensation.Questions@tn.gov


District Plans