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Pay Dates & Pay Rates

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Compensation

The MISD daily rate of pay for substitute teachers is based on the applicant's educational qualifications. The qualifications are determined by official transcripts in addition to proof of certification if applicable. Rates are as follows:

Professional Assignments (Teachers)
Minimum 24 college hours* (verified by an original transcript)
Daily Rate (for a full day assignment)
Non-Degreed (Minimum 24 college hours*) $100.00
Degreed (bachelors or higher)   $110.00      
Certified (Standard Texas Certificate) $125.00     
**Long Term (Degreed/Certified) $125.00 (starting on day 11)
**Long Term (Certified in corresponding subject area) $165 (starting on day 21)

* The minimum 24 college hours is for the 2021-22 school term only. The minimum will be 48 hours for subsequent school terms.

**(after 10th day in a consecutive assignment. See special notice below)

**Long-Term Substitute Pay:

Long-term substitute pay begins on day 11 of the same professional substitute assignment and remains in effect as long as the substitute has continuous employment in that assignment.

  • Should a break in service occur, the pay reverts back to the standard substitute pay until the substitute works another 10 consecutive days in the same assignment.
  • Long-term assignments require advance approval by Human Resources.
Paraprofessional Assignments (Aides)
Applicants seeking employment for classroom aide substitutes only: Minimum high school diploma or GED (verified by transcript or diploma certificate)
Daily Rate (for a full day assignment)
Paraprofessional Assignment: Non-Specialized $80.00
Paraprofessional Assignment: All Special Education $85.00
Permanent Special Education Floating Substitutes (The Daily Start) $105.00
Active substitutes are eligible to apply. to the Special Education Floater Pool. The Daily Start rate stays the same regardless of the type of position, professional or paraprofessional, the substitute was assigned to work by the Special Education office.  

Semi-Monthly Pay Day Schedule

If you Worked Between these Dates Pay Day
August 1 - August 15  09-01-2021
August 16 - August 31  09-15-2021
September 1 - September 15 10-01-2021
September 16 - September 30  10-15-2021
October 1 - October 15  11-1-2021
October 16 - October 31  11-15-2021
November 1 - November 15  12-01-2021
November 16 - November 30  12-15-2021
December 1 - December 15  12-31-2021
December 16 - December 31  01-14-2022
January 1 - January 15  02-01-2022
January 16 - January 31  02-15-2022
February 1 - February 15  03-01-2022
February 16 - February 28  03-15-2022
March 1 - March 15  04-01-2022
March 16 - March 31  04-15-2022
April 1 - April 15  04-29-2022
April 16 - April 30  05-13-2022
May 1 - May 15  06-01-2022
May 16 - May 31  06-15-2022

Please note that if you have a multiple-day assignment and some of your days worked are in one period and the rest are in the second pay period, you will only be paid for the days worked up to and including the last day of the pay period. The other days will be paid on your next paycheck.

For Example: If you accepted an assignment to work October 12, 13, 16, 17 and 18, you will be paid on November 1 for October 12 and 13 only. On November 15, you will be paid for October 16-18.