What will my salary be as a full-time teacher? NYC Department of Education July 09, 2020 13:57 Updated Follow The amount of your paycheck depends on the salary schedule that the union and the city negotiate. The minimum starting salary effective May 14, 2021 is $61,070. Related articles Do I qualify for a higher starting salary? Do Partner Teachers receive health insurance and other benefits? What are salary differentials? I have prior advanced degrees. How do I apply for a salary differential? What should I wear during pre-service training?