The average pay for a Director of Special Education is $74,258 per year.
Director of Special Education Total Pay (?
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$44,923 - $109,453
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$44,992 - $109,214  
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Director of Special Education
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Experience Affects Director of Special Education Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$74,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%
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Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 9%
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