Years of Experience
Average pay is about $56K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $45K annually on average. The largest slice of the Houston Independent School District workforce (31 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, $62K per year.
High School Teachers are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing $65K annually; Elementary School Teachers are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $48K, followed by Teacher Assistants earning around $22K.
Certifications and Degrees
Secondary Teacher Certifications earn $65K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Middle Teacher Certifications with credentials; these people earn around $58K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, Houston Independent School District pays those with a Master of Education (MEd) the most — $64K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Data Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $57K per year. A garden variety skill at Houston Independent School District is Spanish Language; close to one-seventh of Houston Independent School District's people use it regularly.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in four respondents receiving paid vacation and over a third of workers receiving sick leave. A strong majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of employees also include dental insurance. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, registered retirement savings plan (rrsp), and life insurance.