SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$50,000
$32,000
Min 10%
$50,000
Median 50%
$77,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Anderson Center for Autism
Highest Paying City
Monterey, CA
Highest Paying State
Oregon
Average Experience Level
4.9 years
How much does a special education teacher make?
The national average salary for a Special Education Teacher in the U.S. is $50,421 annually or $24.24 hourly. The top 10 percent of earners make over $77,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $32,000 per year. Professional companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Oregon, Delaware, Alaska, New Jersey, and Maryland are some of the states with the best Special Education Teacher salaries in the US. The typical employment for a Special Education Teacher is 4.9 years.

Average Special Education Teacher Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Special Education Teacher makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Special Education Teachers are in Professional companies and Health Care companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Special Education Teachers are Anderson Center for Autism and Santa Clara Inc./Cigar Wholesaler. If you can find a job at a company like Wildwood Programs or Buckeye Union High School District, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Special Education Teachers.

Average Special Education Teacher Salary By Location

As a Special Education Teacher in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $50,421 per year or $24.24 per hour. Monterey, CA reports the highest annual salary for Special Education Teachers at 60,123. The average starting salary in Monterey, CA for Special Education Teachers is $38,000. Oregon, Delaware, Alaska, New Jersey, and Maryland are the highest paying states. Arkansas, Wisconsin, Utah, Minnesota, and New Mexico are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Monterey, CA
$60,123
2
Washington, NJ
$56,967
3
Baltimore, MD
$56,683
4
New York, NY
$56,598
5
Washington, DC
$56,205

Average Special Education Teacher Salary By Industry

Wages for Special Education Teachers can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Non Profits companies, Transportation companies, and Health Care companies pay their Special Education Teachers well. Non Profits companies pay their Special Education Teachers the highest wages, averaging $54,874 per year. Transportation companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $53,632 and $51,470, respectively. The average salary for Special Education Teachers in the Professional industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $49,505.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Non Profits
$54,874
2
Transportation
$53,632
3
Health Care
$51,470
4
Hospitality
$50,046
5
Professional
$49,505

RECENTLY ADDED Special Education Teacher SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
San Dieguito Union High
Special Education Teacher
10/31/2019
$62,374
Standing Tall-Music City
Special Education Teacher
Nashville, TN
10/31/2019
$50,000
Special Education Teacher
Tampa, FL
10/30/2019
$88,000
District 287
Special Education Teacher
10/30/2019
$39,189
Columbia Elementary School District
Special Education Teacher
10/30/2019
$43,511
Special Education Teacher
Albuquerque, NM
10/30/2019
$88,000
Modesto City Schools
Severe Disabilities Special Education Teacher
Modesto, CA
10/30/2019
$61,523
Duarte Unified School District
Special Education Teacher
10/30/2019
$52,732
Oakland Unified School District
Special Education Teacher
Oakland, CA
10/30/2019
$47,967
10/30/2019
$55,000
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