Salaries & Benefits
Good Work. Good Salaries. Good Benefits.
Des Moines Public Schools provides the most career opportunities both in and out of the classroom in Central Iowa K-12 education, along with competitive salaries and benefits.
For teachers, the Alternative Teacher Contract includes extra education community support and a tuition-free Drake University Master’s degree. DMPS also offers 18-month contracts for December hires and hiring bonuses for hard-to-fill positions in language and special education.
To view the school district’s current salary schedule for all positions, as well as get additional information about employee benefits such as insurance, retirement and more, please click the links in the right hand menu.
Welcome to Des Moines Public Schools, where we are becoming the model for urban education.