Director of Special Education Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Director of Special Education is $73,226 per year.
Director of Special Education Total Pay (?
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$46,212 - $107,849
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$46,212 - $107,849  
   
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$0.00 - $3,100  
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$46,067 - $107,695  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 264
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Job Description for Director of Special Education
  • Develop and enforce district policies regarding special education programs.
  • Manage the special education programs run by a school district, determine curriculum and services, and evaluate program success.
  • Supervise the hiring and evaluation of district special education staff.
  • Assist principles in implementing special education programs in compliance with government regulations.
  • Oversee and administer the district budget for special education.

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Atlanta
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$73,000
Philadelphia
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Experience Affects Director of Special Education Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$73,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 11%
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