Average Salary for Houston Independent School District Employees

The typical salary at Houston Independent School District is $49K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Houston Independent School District fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; how long you've been working also matters, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Houston Independent School District typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Houston Independent School District
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]High School Teacher (3)
$43,161 - $103,157  
[-]High School Teacher (3)
Salary$42,551 - $101,801  
Bonus$200.93 - $7,776  
Total Pay$43,161 - $103,157  
[+]Elementary School Teacher (3)
$27,993 - $62,860  
[+]Elementary School Teacher (3)
Salary$28,533 - $63,604  
Bonus$163.77 - $4,662  
Total Pay$27,993 - $62,860  
[+]Teacher Assistant (3)
$16,685 - $35,004  
[+]Teacher Assistant (3)
Salary$15,200 - $33,904  
Total Pay$16,685 - $35,004  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $62K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $45K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Houston Independent School District employees (38 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn $40K per year.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are High School Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, and Teacher Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at $65K, the other salaries come in at about $42K and approximately $22K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Secondary Teacher Certifications receive bigger paychecks (around $65K) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Middle Teacher Certifications with credentials; these people typically earn $58K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Houston Independent School District pays those with a Master of Education (MEd) the most — approximately $64K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Data Analysis; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $59K. Spanish Language is a popular skill among Houston Independent School District workers, with around one in ten of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Childhood Education, Adobe Photoshop, and Training.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Houston Independent School District can sometimes lack paid time off; 31 percent get paid vacation days, and one-half of workers receive paid sick leave. Most workers can count on health insurance, and slightly more than half of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, registered retirement savings plan (rrsp), and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Houston Independent School District


68 %
32 %
$23,692 - $55,387
$36,625 - $64,603
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
$33,249 - $62,201

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