The state minimum salary schedule
for classroom teachers, full-time librarians, full-time counselors and full-time nurses (RN) has been released. Salaries range from $27,320 for a beginning teacher to $44,270 for educators with 20 or more years of service. Most Texas districts elect to pay employees more than the state required minimum. The average Texas teacher earned $46,361 during the 2011-2012 school year.