Entry-Level Special Education Paraprofessional Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Special Education Paraprofessional is $12.12 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Clinical Psychology and Autism.

$12,224 - $28,901
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MEDIAN: $18,261
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$9.41 - $16.49
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$0$33K
Salary $12,224 - $28,901
Bonus $38.13 - $7,757
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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$15,097 - $33,176
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 540
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.41 - $16.49
Overtime $0.30 - $25.34
Annual Data $0$33K
Bonus $38.13 - $7,757
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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$15,097 - $33,176
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,061

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Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Special Education Paraprofessional in San Antonio:
"Love My Job."
The responsibility and the interaction with people is what I love about my job.

Special Education Paraprofessional in Minnesota Lake:
"Helping children succeed."
Get to know the children and staff. Be there to assist to make the classroom better for the teacher and the children.

Special Education Paraprofessional in Alexandria:
"If I had known more."
Have a lot of patience. Be a very caring person beyond your job.

Special Education Paraprofessional in King George:
"Educating Children with special needs."
I believe that this job requires special kinds of people, people that have a high capacity for caring for others. The job can be very demanding emotionally and physically depending on what area or specialty job you do. Patience is an important asset as well as a high level of tolerance. Always be prepared for the unexpected.

Special Education Paraprofessional in Hendersonville:
"How much funding would be cut and my benefits along with the."
Dont take your job home and if your job has mental health days you need to use them!

Special Education Paraprofessional in Katy:
"Rewarding."
You need an open mind. Working with special needs children takes a different approach than with typical developing children. You'll learn tons of new information and meet some wonderful children and people. Just have a lot of patience because it'll take them a bit longer to learn most new concepts but worth it as you see them grow.

Special Education Paraprofessional in Statesboro:
"Good decision making skills."
To have lots of patience & good decision-making skills.

Key Stats for Special Education Paraprofessional

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 162 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Special Education Paraprofessional Salaries

Clinical Psychology
▲19%

Autism
▲11%


National Average
$24,000

Disability Support
▼1%

Teaching
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 162 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 41%
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