Superintendent Highlights Released

October 27, 2020 • Janelle Guillory

Superintendent Highlights Released

Statewide highlights from the 2020–2021 TASB/TASA Superintendent Salary Survey have been released.

Highlight data comes from 672 district participants representing 66 percent of districts in Texas. The data included 21 interim superintendents and one part-time/non-interim superintendent who have been excluded from the analysis.

Of responding districts:

  • Median superintendent salary is $137,314, which is 4 percent higher than median last year.
  • Median pay increase was 3 percent; increases were granted to 73 percent of returning superintendents.
  • The least common benefits are additional life insurance, long-term disability, and TRS service credit purchases (fewer than 4 percent of districts).
  • The most common benefits are health insurance and dues for membership to organizations/clubs (more than 65 percent of districts).

You can download the statewide superintendent highlights on the HR Services Salary Survey Highlights page. HR Services subscribers can run detailed reports through our new online reporting system, HRDataSource.

Janelle Guillory is an assistant director at TASB HR Services. Send Janelle an email at

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