Irving ISD employees will get raises next school year.
School board trustees approved a range of salary increases Monday evening that will total $10 million. The increases go into effect July 1.
- An increase of 4% from the midpoint for paraprofessional employees.
- An increase of 2% from the midpoint for professional employee, including teachers, nurses, librarians and counselors.
- Increase of $1.50 an hour for facility and food service employees.
Midpoint refers to the middle of the designated salary range to which employees belong. It is considered the market value of the position.
Employees whose salary already exceeds the maximum for their pay grade will receive a 1.5% midpoint increase.
For experienced teachers, Irving ISD pays among the highest salaries in North Texas. The district pays teachers with 10 years of experience $64,678, the highest in the region, according to the United Educators Association, which tracks teacher salaries.
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