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 areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$41,240
25th Percentile Wage
$46,790
50th Percentile Wage
$55,030
75th Percentile Wage
$62,620
90th Percentile Wage
$74,390

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 $74,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,0303.13%6.54%
201553,3102.46%-
201452,0000.94%-
201351,5100.16%-
201251,430--

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 $44,580 to $58,750. The highest paying area for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $58,750. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $58,260). The lowest paying area is San Angelo with a median annual salary of $44,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$58,750
Fort Worth-Arlington
$58,260
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$57,860
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$57,560
Sherman-Denison
$57,110
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$56,600
Amarillo
$56,020
Corpus Christi
$55,890
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$54,790
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$52,580
Midland
$51,860
Brownsville-Harlingen
$51,750
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$51,530
El Paso
$50,900
Wichita Falls
$49,660
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,170
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,840
Tyler
$48,480
Lubbock
$48,380
Waco
$48,330
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$47,540
Abilene
$47,300
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,280
Texarkana-Texarkana
$47,250
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$47,180
College Station-Bryan
$47,020
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,920
Longview
$46,650
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,640
San Angelo
$44,580


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