Secondary School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education amongst Texas cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,250
25th Percentile Wage
$49,250
50th Percentile Wage
$57,340
75th Percentile Wage
$64,720
90th Percentile Wage
$77,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,340
4.03% 10.31%
2016
$55,030
3.13% -
2015
$53,310
2.46% -
2014
$52,000
0.94% -
2013
$51,510
0.16% -
2012
$51,430
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in state of Texas ranges from $46,540 to $60,880. The highest paying area for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Texas is Dallas-Plano-Irving with a median annual salary of $60,880. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $60,320). The lowest paying area is San Angelo with a median annual salary of $46,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$60,880
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$60,320
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$60,210
Fort Worth-Arlington
$59,580
Sherman-Denison
$59,320
Laredo
$58,730
El Paso
$58,050
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$57,900
Corpus Christi
$57,320
Amarillo
$57,140
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$56,360
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$54,550
Tyler
$52,330
Midland
$52,020
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$51,980
Brownsville-Harlingen
$51,790
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$51,170
Wichita Falls
$50,860
Waco
$50,500
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,440
Longview
$49,090
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,080
College Station-Bryan
$48,600
Texarkana-Texarkana
$48,540
Lubbock
$48,540
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$48,230
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,120
Victoria
$48,080
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$47,710
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,580
Abilene
$46,940
San Angelo
$46,540




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