Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Director of Special Educations, experience in the field does not tend to play a major role in salary decisions; in general, pay does not go up drastically with more experience, and earnings grow incrementally instead. In five to 10 years time, starting salaries of $64K can reach $77K. Those who spend a decent amount of time in this profession—one to two decades—usually make about $77K. As Director of Special Educations reach two decades on the job, salary growth continues, albeit at a slower pace, with pay averaging $85K. Director of Special Educations with one to 10 years in the field are most commonly found while those with 10 to 20 years of experience are harder to spot. The rarest group is the one with the most experience to boot—more than 20 years.