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Average Salary for Port of Houston Authority Employees

A salary of $76K per year is the median rate at Port of Houston Authority. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Port of Houston Authority typically pays:
above market

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Years of Experience

Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Port of Houston Authority employees (43 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn about $77K annually on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Risk Management Directors; median pay is the highest at approximately $130K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Port of Houston Authority come out on top, and their salaries approach around $78K annually.


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 per year. Microsoft Office also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just over a fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

In its compensation packages, Port of Houston Authority gives paid vacation to a little more than half of workers and paid sick leave to the larger part of survey participants. Perks cover health insurance for most respondents and dental coverage for a majority of employees. The list of perks also includes a defined benefit retirement plan, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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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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