Special Education Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$31,000
$25,000
$31,000
$38,000
Special education assistants in the United States make an average salary of $31,112 per year or $14.96 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $25,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $38,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Hawaii, Virginia, Rhode Island, and New York provide the highest special education assistant salaries.
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Map of Special Education Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Special Education Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Special Education Assistant Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alaska, Hawaii and Virginia, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for special education assistants. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Georgia, Wisconsin, and Idaho.

Average Special Education Assistant Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Dallas Independent School District and Hartford HealthCare as they offer the highest salaries for special education assistants.

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Average Special Education Assistant Pay By Industry

The salary for a special education assistant can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for special education assistants tend to be found in education, government, and energy companies. In fact, special education assistants can make a yearly salary of $32,470 while working for education companies.

Industry
Average Salary
Education
Education
$32,470
$32k
Government
Government
$30,687
$31k
Energy
Energy
$28,744
$29k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$28,489
$28k

Special Education Assistant Salary History

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Recently Added Special Education Assistant Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education Course Assistants
Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education Course Assistants
07/31/2020
07/31/2020
$43,827
$43,827
07/31/2020
Special Education Teachers Assistant
Special Education Teachers Assistant
07/30/2020
07/30/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/30/2020
Billings Public Schools
Billings Public Schools
Special Education Bus Assistant
Special Education Bus Assistant
Special Education Bus Assistant
07/23/2020
07/23/2020
$29,260
$29,260
07/23/2020
Special Education Bus Assistant
Special Education Bus Assistant
07/22/2020
07/22/2020
$29,260
$29,260
07/22/2020
Assistant-Special Education (S) **Multiple Positions**
Assistant-Special Education (S) **Multiple Positions**
07/10/2020
07/10/2020
$31,722
$31,722
07/10/2020
Albuquerque Public Schools
Albuquerque Public Schools
Educational Assistant-Special ED ONE On ONE
Educational Assistant-Special ED ONE On ONE
Educational Assistant-Special ED ONE On ONE
07/10/2020
07/10/2020
$24,167
$24,167
07/10/2020
Elementary Special Education Educational Assistant
Elementary Special Education Educational Assistant
07/06/2020
07/06/2020
$33,893
$33,893
07/06/2020
Special Education Assistant-Pool
Special Education Assistant-Pool
06/20/2020
06/20/2020
$29,969
$29,969
06/20/2020
Community Consolidated School District 15
Community Consolidated School District 15
Special Education Program Assistant
Special Education Program Assistant
Special Education Program Assistant
06/18/2020
06/18/2020
$23,729
$23,729
06/18/2020
Special Education Assistant-(Speech-Lang. Pathology)-Bilingual (Spanish School Year)
Special Education Assistant-(Speech-Lang. Pathology)-Bilingual (Spanish School Year)
06/16/2020
06/16/2020
$36,168
$36,168
06/16/2020