New teachers in Plano ISD will see a higher starting salary, and all district employees are set for a 3% raise after the approval of a new compensation plan.

The overview

The PISD board of trustees unanimously approved the district’s plan for the 2023-24 school year during its May 16 meeting.

The adjustments were made to remain competitive with the local job market, according to a news release from the district.

The breakdown

The new plan outlined raises and other pay changes for the 2023-24 school year, including:
  • A 3% pay increase for all district employees
  • Increasing starting salary for teachers with a bachelor’s degree and no experience from $58,250 to $60,000
  • Increasing starting salary for teachers with a master’s degree and no experience from $60,250 to $62,000
  • Increasing district contributions for employee health insurance from $315 to $330 per month
  • Increasing starting pay for campus support staff to $15 per hour
  • Increasing stipends for special education teachers, bilingual teachers, school nurses and behavioral instructional specialists by $2,000-$5,000
Quote of note

“We asked our taxpayers to please allow us to be able to put more money towards compensating our teachers,” Trustee Lauren Tyra said during the meeting. “I feel confident that the package [staff] has put together is honoring that promise we made to our taxpayers.”

Learn more

More information on the new compensation plan can be found on PISD’s website.