Average Salary for Houston Independent School District Employees

The average Houston Independent School District employee earns $54K annually. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Houston Independent School District for between five and 10 years earn about $51K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $60K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Houston Independent School District employees (38 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $60K per year on average.


Earning $55K annually on average, Elementary School Teachers receive the most money.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than English as a Second Language Certificate Holders, who make $56K per year. It pays to have a Master of Education (MEd) at Houston Independent School District — these employees make the most at approximately $55K annually.


Employees who count Leadership among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $93K per year. A common skill in Houston Independent School District's work force is Childhood Education; one in four of survey participants report using it on the job. English Language, Curriculum Planning, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only 22 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Perks cover health insurance for a strong majority of respondents and dental coverage for slightly more than half of workers.

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Key Stats for Houston Independent School District


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31 %
$51,546 - $64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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