Average Salary for Port of Houston Authority Employees

A salary of $76K per year is the median rate at Port of Houston Authority. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Port of Houston Authority typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Port of Houston Authority
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[-]Risk Management Director (2)
$94,222 - $169,602  
[-]Risk Management Director (2)
Salary$86,931 - $160,729  
Total Pay$94,222 - $169,602  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Years of Experience

The largest fraction of Port of Houston Authority people (43 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $77K annually on average.


Risk Management Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $130K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in about $78K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Oral / Verbal Communication in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $109K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Port of Houston Authority is Microsoft Office, with just under one in four considering it a key competency.


The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of workers enjoy paid vacation, and for the larger part of workers, paid sick leave is also a given. Perks cover health insurance for most employees and dental coverage for a majority of survey participants. Other privileges include a defined benefit retirement plan, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Port of Houston Authority


14 %
86 %
$36,492 - $87,500
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
$72,798 - $86,211
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