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Substitute teacher salary in Texas

How much does a Substitute Teacher make in Texas?

Average base salary

$109
14%
below national average
Average $109
Low $81.23
High $146
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a substitute teacher is $109 per day in Texas. 2k salaries reported, updated at January 31, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Texas

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Top companies for Substitute Teachers in Texas

  1. Newport News Public Schools
    3.8
    213 reviews17 salaries reported
    $613per day
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Highest paying cities for Substitute Teachers near Texas

  1. Arlington, TX
    $125 per day
    38 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $121 per day
    74 salaries reported
  3. High, TX
    $116 per day
    5 salaries reported
  1. Fort Worth, TX
    $116 per day
    170 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $115 per day
    210 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $109 per day
    159 salaries reported
  1. San Antonio, TX
    $109 per day
    158 salaries reported
  2. Pasadena, TX
    $107 per day
    5 salaries reported
  3. El Paso, TX
    $105 per day
    16 salaries reported
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Substitute Teachers

Top certifications
BC/BE
+168.70%salary
Top licenses
Special Education Certification
+23.44%salary

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7 jobs18
9 jobs29
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Most common benefits for Substitute Teachers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid orientation
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 18,436 ratings

36% of Substitute Teachers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Texas?

Elementary School Teacher

1,965 job openings

Average $18.09 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Substitute Teacher

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How often do substitute teachers get paid?

Substitute teachers can be paid weekly or monthly depending on the school.

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