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Average Salary for Houston Independent School District Employees

A salary of $48K annually is the median rate at Houston Independent School District. At Houston Independent School District, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working factors into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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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.
[-]Teacher Assistant (3)
$16,731 - $35,254  
[-]Teacher Assistant (3)
Salary$14,837 - $35,811  
Total Pay$16,731 - $35,254  
[+]High School Teacher (3)
$42,366 - $100,149  
[+]High School Teacher (3)
Salary$43,321 - $110,343  
Bonus$242.72 - $10,207  
Total Pay$42,366 - $100,149  
[+]Elementary School Teacher (3)
$30,628 - $71,833  
[+]Elementary School Teacher (3)
Salary$31,463 - $74,927  
Total Pay$30,628 - $71,833  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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.

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Key Stats for Houston Independent School District


73 %
27 %
$23,606 - $57,533
$36,000 - $64,990
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
$36,625 - $64,873
United States (change)

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