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Pay Rates for Substitute Teachers

2021-22 Substitute Teacher Pay Schedule 

Regular Substitute Teacher
(60+ college hours, Associate's Degree)
$85.00 Daily Rate
$42.50 for Half Day 
Degreed Substitute Teacher
(Bachelor's and/or Master's Degrees)
$90.00 Daily Rate
$45.00 for Half Day 
Certified Substitute Teacher
(Current, Active Certification) 
$100.00 Daily Rate
$50.00 for Half Day
Mesquite ISD Retired Certified Substitute Teacher
(Current, Active Certification)
$115.00 Daily Rate
$57.50 for Half Day 
Degreed/Extended Substitute Teacher
 
$125.00 Daily Rate

Extended Assignment (Certified) Rate must be approved on a case by case basis by Assistant Superintendent of Personnel. $125 Daily Rate – Long term pay is AFTER 20 consecutive days in the same assignment and is retro-active back to day 1 of that assignment.

Extended Assignment (Non-Certified) Rate must be approved on a case by case basis by Assistant Superintendent of Personnel. $100 Daily Rate - Long term pay is AFTER 20 consecutive days in the same assignment and is retro-active back to day 1 of that assignment. 

Certificates MUST be kept current or your pay will be reduced to the degreed rate. When you renew your certification, you need to send a copy (email or regular mail to the Substitute Office 3819 Towne Crossing, Mesquite, 75150 or emailed to tcraig@mesquiteisd.org

2021-22 Substitute Paraprofessional Pay 

Substitute Instructional Aide/Clerical/Secretary $75.00 per full day OR
$37.50 for half day 

Substitute Teachers can fill both types of jobs if desired. Please note that if you select a paraprofessional job, your rate of pay is $75 per day. Be very careful when selecting jobs on the Absence Management system. Be sure you are aware of the job type and the pay for that job. 

Substitute Nurse Pay

Substitute Nurse Pay                      $180.00 per day

 

Paycheck Information 

ALL EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO SET UP DIRECT DEPOSIT. It is your responsibility to keep your bank information current in order to keep your paycheck going to correct location. Please be sure to keep your phone and mailing address current in Employee Self-Service and your email current in the Absence Management System. 

ALL Classroom Substitutes (including substitute teachers) will be paid semi-monthly (twice a month!) beginning in 2021-22!

 

Classroom Substitutes that work 50 full days in the Fall Semester will receive a $500 bonus in late January. Additionally, any Classroom Substitutes that work 50 full days in the Spring Semester will receive a $500 bonus in late June.