After being the first public school district in Oklahoma to pay first-year certified teachers a starting salary of $40,000 per year, Edmond Public Schools raised teacher pay again in 2019-2020. First-year certified teachers make a starting salary of $41,745. Health, life and disability insurance, and district-paid retirement contributions push a first-year teacher’s total compensation and benefits to $52,374. The district also offers peer mentoring, classroom management training, and summer professional development opportunities to help teachers be successful.