SPECIAL NEEDS TEACHER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$44,000
$28,000
Min 10%
$44,000
Median 50%
$70,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
KinderCare
Highest Paying City
Santa Rosa, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a special needs teacher make?
Special Needs Teachers in the US make on average $44,622 annually or $21.45 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $70,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $28,000 per year. Alaska, Hawaii, Oregon, Florida, and Rhode Island have the highest paying Special Needs Teacher jobs. The typical employment in the position spans 3.0 years.
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Average Special Needs Teacher Salary By Company

There is good job security in Special Needs Teacher positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others.

Average Special Needs Teacher Salary By Location

Special Needs Teachers in the United States of America make on average $44,622 a year or $21.45 per hour. The city with the highest Special Needs Teacher salary is Santa Rosa, CA at $48,625 per year. Not only that, Santa Rosa, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $30,000. Alaska, Hawaii, Oregon, Florida, and Rhode Island are the top 5 highest earning states for Special Needs Teachers. Wyoming, New Mexico, Montana, Arizona, and North Dakota are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Santa Rosa, CA
$48,625
2
New York, NY
$45,976
3
Orlando, FL
$45,962
4
Redmond, WA
$45,055
5
Silver Spring, MD
$44,610

Average Special Needs Teacher Salary By Industry

Wages for Special Needs Teachers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Internet companies, Transportation companies, and Health Care companies tend to have the highest salaries for Special Needs Teachers. Internet companies pay their Special Needs Teachers the highest wages, averaging $47,512 per year. Transportation companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $46,022 and $45,418, respectively. At $44,066, the average salary for Special Needs Teachers in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$47,512
2
Transportation
$46,022
3
Health Care
$45,418
4
Hospitality
$44,653
5
Professional
$44,066

RECENTLY ADDED Special Needs Teacher SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Dcsdk12
Special Needs Teacher
10/21/2019
$48,000
Tutor Doctor
Special Needs Teacher
09/27/2019
$37,566
Tutor Doctor
Special Needs Teacher
08/20/2019
$37,566
State of Minnesota
Special Needs Teacher
08/17/2019
$48,358
Dcsdk12
Special Needs Teacher
06/28/2019
$48,000
Acton-Agua Dulce Unified
Special Needs Teacher
06/15/2019
$46,353
Allied Universal Security
Special Needs Teacher
06/13/2019
$33,392
Haugland Learning Center
Special Needs Teacher
06/10/2019
$30,000
Washington State
Special Needs Teacher
05/31/2019
$53,199