Compensation and Incentives

From salaries to stipends, from healthcare to childcare, we are making an investment in our educators and staff. We're ensuring that when you call AISD your home, you're well taken care of in and out of the classroom.

Compensation and Salary

AISD values its employees and works hard to make sure they are appropriately compensated. We’ve approved the largest across-the-board pay raise for all district employees in district history, and we are setting the standard in Central Texas with our comprehensive compensation and benefits package. 

Click here to see our 2021-2022 Compensation Manual.

Stipends for 2020-21 School Year

  • Bilingual Stipend
    $6,000 a year for Bilingual classroom teachers

  • Special Education Stipend
    $2,000 a year for Special Education classroom teachers and eligible support staff
    + $500 if Life Skills, SBS and SCORES classroom teacher

  • Advanced Degree Teacher Stipend
    $1,000 for teachers who hold a master's degree or higher. 

  • National Board Certified Teacher Stipend
    Stipends for National Board Certified classroom teachers, counselors, and librarians

See the Compensation Manual linked above for additional information on stipend eligibility.

Sign-on Bonuses

  • $1,500 bonus for newly hired Special Education classroom teachers
  • $500 bonus for newly hired Special Education teacher assistants
  • $1,500 bonus for newly hired bilingual classroom teachers
  • $750 "Early-bird" bonus for eligible newly hired classroom teachers in hard-to-staff areas

Professional Pathways for Teachers and Leadership Pathways (PPfT)

PPfT gives teachers the opportunity to add permanent increases to their base salary by completing their own professional learning goals! PPfT blends appraisal, compensation, leadership pathways and professional development, and allows teachers to choose a pathway that best suits their needs and aspirations. Learn more on the PPfT page!

Health and Wellbeing Benefits

The district offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees and their families so that they are empowered to live healthy, balanced and fulfilling lives. We offer wellbeing incentives, employee assistance programs, and discounts to local health and wellness vendors in the area.

Learn more on our Benefits & Leave page.

Unique Incentives