Reading Specialist Salary (United States)

Reading Specialists in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and more than half have more than 10 years of experience. Salary is expected to be around $50,977 per year, but may range from $31,692 to $85,729 per year. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, 21 percent are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by most and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Most Reading Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Reading Specialist Salary (?
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$33,666 - $70,867
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $50,345
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Reading Specialist Salary (?
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$11.94 - $66.57
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$33,666 - $70,867  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,082  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,692 - $85,729  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $66.57  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,082  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,692 - $85,729  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Job Description for Reading Specialist

  • Build rapport and develop agreements with preschool and family child care programs.
  • May mentor or supervise other reading coaches.
  • Advocate for and support early literacy knowledge and skills development.
  • Determine literacy training needs and develop a training course utilizing traditional and non-traditional methods.
  • Research and assess literacy training needs, and helps develop or improve literacy curriculum.

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Pay by Experience Level for Reading Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Reading Specialists, experience seems to be a major factor in determining pay. Compensation grows after five to 10 years from $41K to $49K. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $53K. After two decades in the field, Reading Specialists continue to experience steady salary growth, and typical compensation averages $63K. Reading Specialists with one to 10 years of experience are most common in the field, followed by those with 10 to 20 years and more than 20 years. Workers who have been working for more than 20 years are hardest to find.

Experience Affects Reading Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 2%
National Average
$51,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 21%
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