Average Salary for Port of Houston Authority Employees

The average Port of Houston Authority employee earns $79K per year. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

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)
$91,834 - $167,497  
[-]Risk Management Director (2)
Salary$87,041 - $157,508  
Total Pay$91,834 - $167,497  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to about $77K. Overall, the greater share of Port of Houston Authority folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn approximately $118K annually.


Risk Management Directors rake in the most money, with average earnings of $130K.

Certifications and Degrees

It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Port of Houston Authority — these employees make the most at $140K per year.


When it comes to skills, Oral / Verbal Communication seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $109K. Payroll Administration is a popular skill in the Port of Houston Authority workforce; roughly one in six of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Accounts Payable, Contractor Management, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.


The number of male employees outweighs the number of women; Port of Houston Authority has a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A little more than half of workers receive paid vacation and sick leave. Port of Houston Authority workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a defined benefit retirement plan and a company pension plan. A strong majority of workers report having health insurance, and a fair portion of workers report having dental coverage. Port of Houston Authority also dishes out privileges such as a defined benefit retirement plan, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Port of Houston Authority


18 %
82 %
$37,095 - $118,287
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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