Salary Information

  • View the current Hays CISD Compensation Plan and Salary Schedules

    • Hays CISD employees are required to use direct deposit.

    • Contract employees must adhere to the required resignation dates – for teachers that is 45 days prior to the first day of instruction.

    • At will employees do not have a contract; rather, you receive a letter of reasonable assurance each year in the spring.

    For professional and paraprofessional employees:

    Professional and paraprofessional employees are paid on the 28th of each month.

    For auxiliary employees:

    Salary is calculated at an hourly rate based on the position and the experience of the applicant, and the number of days for a particular position. Individuals hired after the school year starts should figure their salary by multiplying the hourly rate times the number of hours per day times the number of days left in the school year. Auxiliary employees are paid semi-monthly with payday being on the 15th and the last day of each month from September to August.

    For part-time employees:

    Salary is calculated on a time worked basis. A time sheet is needed to report hours worked. Part-time employees are paid on a semi-monthly basis. Salary is paid on the 15th and the last day of the month.


    • Hays CISD does NOT deduct Social Security.
    • 7.85% is deducted for the Teacher Retirement System (TRS).
    • 1.45% is deducted for Medicare.
    • Federal income tax is deducted.
    • Health insurance and supplemental benefits for eligible employees under Section 125 (Cafeteria Plan) and voluntary annuity plans if elected.
    • For part-time employees, the 7.50% contribution to the PARS 457(b) FICA Alternative Plan will be deducted from your paycheck on a pre-tax basis.


State and Local Leave Information

  • Full time school district employees receive five (5) state leave days and five (5) local leave days each new school year.  Unused state leave days accumulate yearly with no maximum. Unused local leave days can accumulate to a maximum of sixty (60) days.

    Half time employees receive two and a half (2½) state leave days and two and a half (2½) local leave days or prorated based on the # of days left in the school year.  Unused state leave days accumulate yearly with no maximum. Unused local leave days can accumulate to a maximum of sixty (60) days.

    When state or local leave is used as personal leave, the following guidelines are used:

    1. A written request must be submitted to principal at least three (3) days in advance of absence.
    2. Personal leave will be granted according to the availability of substitute teachers.
    3. No more than three (3) consecutive personal days can be taken.
    4. Except in extreme circumstances, personal leave shall not be approved for:
      • First 10 days of school year; last 10 days of school year
      • Last 5 days of one semester and the first 5 days of the next semester
      • Days preceding or following a school holiday
      • First or last day of a grading period (6 weeks)
      • Testing days
      • Staff development days

    For employees beginning after the school year has begun, state leave is prorated to the number of days worked.  Please refer to the chart below:

  • Unused Leave Benefit

    When an employee has been with the district for a minimum of five (5) years and moves from the district or retires, the professional employee will receive $50 for each day of state leave days the employee has for which there is an equal number of local days accumulated by the employee. The maximum number of days that can be used is sixty (60).