Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $44K per year. Survey participants who have worked at Houston Independent School District for between five and 10 years earn $56K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Houston Independent School District employees (33 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $39K per year on average.
The highest paychecks go to High School Teachers, who earn about $61K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Secondary Teacher Certifications, who make $63K per year. Earning a Gifted Education Endorsement Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $55K annually on average. At Houston Independent School District, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at $53K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Spanish Language; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $59K per year. Data Analysis also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to a sixth of employees surveyed report using it at work.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and the larger part of employees get dental coverage. Houston Independent School District also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.