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How Much Does Your Texas Schools Superintendent Make?

Fort Worth school trustees officially hired superintendent candidate Kent Paredes Scribner to lead the district during Tuesday night’s meeting. He begins his duties on Oct. 15th with a base salary of $330,000.

Scribner is set to be the sixth highest paid superintendent in the state, according to Texas Education Agency data. He will also get a monthly $1,100 allowance for a car and cell phone and is eligible for a $10,000 performance bonus annually.

With more than 86,000 students, Fort Worth typically ranks in or near the top 10 of supe salaries as one of the state’s largest districts.

The average base salary for the 10 largest school districts last school year was $356,182, TEA data shows. That’s up about $61,000 from the 2011-12 school year when the state slashed schools funding. The median salary for all superintendents was up $9,000 from $100,000.