Texas State Employee Pay Raise History
Salary Increases Since the 1970-1971 Biennium
For years, TPEA has advocated for across-the-board pay raises for state employees. This list documents the history of state employee pay increases since the 1970-71 legislative session. Every two years, the state legislature determines employee salary ranges. Here are some additional facts and figures about state employee salaries:
- How much do state employees get paid? The median salary for Texas state employees is $44,642*.
- How often do state employees get paid? State employees receive their paychecks once a month, on the first of each month.
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