Austin ISD Implements Substitute Pay Increase

Austin ISD will increase the pay for substitute teachers and teaching assistants beginning Nov. 16 with a potential of $210 per day for certified teachers. 

The district is currently accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year.

The benefits of being a substitute teacher include the flexibility to work as many days as desired, providing instruction on a variety of subjects, and working directly with students in a dynamic classroom setting. 

Rates of Pay

Beginning November 16, 2020, the base rate of pay for substitute teachers will be:

  • $150 a day for Permanent Teacher Substitutes at underperforming schools 
  • $135 a day for Certified Substitute Teachers
  • $125 for Degreed Substitute Teachers
  • $115 for Substitutes Teachers with 60+ College Hours

The base rate of pay for substitute teacher assistants will be:

  • $115 a day for Permanent Teacher Assistant Substitutes at underperforming schools
  • $105 a day for Certified Substitute Teacher Assistants
  • $100 for Degreed Substitute Teacher Assistants
  • $95 for Substitute Teacher Assistants with 60+ College Hours
  • $85 for Substitute Teacher Assistants with a High School diploma/GED

This base rate increase, along with the district’s competitive incentives, means that substitute teachers in AISD who work regularly can earn up to $210 a day.

Additional incentives, requirements, and information on applying can be found on the AISD website at https://www.austinisd.org/tad/careers/substitutes.