Everything's bigger in Texas, so they say -- help make children's brains bigger as well!

The Lone Star State is renowned for very specific curriculum requirements, and the online site for the Texas State Curriculum is updated often. Texas is also a state with substantial variation in teaching salaries between the different Texas school districts, which is only to be expected considering how large the state is.

On this page, we'll explore some of the data regarding teachers and teaching salaries in Texas. If what you learn interests you, consider learning more about how to become a teacher in Texas on our Texas-focused teacher certification page, here.

Teacher Salaries in Texas

Average Teacher Salary Average Teacher Salary State Rank Average Teacher Salary Change
$51,890 26 2.30%

Student to Teacher Comparison

Number of Teachers Number of Students Student:Teacher Ratio
347,351 5,289,235 15.2

Texas Education Budget Allocation

Per Capita Education Expenditures Per Capita Education Expenditures State Rank Percent of Expenditures Spent on Education
$1,871 32 39.00%

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