SPECIAL EDUCATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$55,000
$36,000
Min 10%
$55,000
Median 50%
$83,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Childhaven
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a special educator make?
The national average salary for a Special Educator in the U.S. is $55,141 annually or $26.51 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $83,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $36,000 per year. Professional companies and Hospitality companies have the most job opportunities for Special Educators. Some of the states with the best Special Educator salaries are Alaska, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Washington. The typical tenure for a Special Educator is 3.3 years.

Average Special Educator Salary By Company

There is good job security in Special Educator positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Professional companies and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Childhaven and Harrisburg School District are the best paying companies for Special Educators. Companies like Educate, Inc. and Burlington Schools also report very competitive wages for Special Educators.

Average Special Educator Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Special Educator in the United States is $55,141 per year or $26.51 per hour. Seattle, WA reports the highest Special Educator salaries at $66,248 per year. The average starting salary in Seattle, WA for Special Educators is $41,000. Alaska, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Washington are the top 5 highest earning states for Special Educators. Tennessee, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, and Oklahoma are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$66,248
2
Bristol, CT
$62,835
3
Clifton, NJ
$59,285
4
New York, NY
$59,259
5
Helena, MT
$58,407

Average Special Educator Salary By Industry

Special Educator salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Non Profits companies, Health Care companies, and Professional companies pay their Special Educators well. Salaries for Special Educators in Non Profits companies average $66,583 annually, while Health Care companies and Professional companies pay $54,141 and $53,836, respectively. At $48,352, the average salary for Special Educators in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Non Profits
$66,583
2
Health Care
$54,141
3
Professional
$53,836
4
Hospitality
$48,352

RECENTLY ADDED Special Educator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Lompoc Unified
Special Educator
10/29/2019
$51,288
10/26/2019
$30,366
Oceanside Unified
Special Educator
10/24/2019
$45,238
Stratford Board of Education
Special Educator
10/24/2019
$65,615
10/22/2019
$34,289
10/10/2019
$32,307
John Swett Unified
Special Educator
10/04/2019
$33,663
Paso Robles Joint Unified School District
Special Educator
09/28/2019
$28,362
Yucaipa-Calimesa Jt. Unified
Special Educator
09/28/2019
$49,363
09/27/2019
$32,307
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