Experienced Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Salary

Average Experienced Elementary School, Kindergarten, and Preschool Special Education Teachers make around $50K per year. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Elementary School, Kindergarten, and Preschool Special Education Teachers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by a majority. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,054 - $75,167
$32K
$50K
$75K
MEDIAN: $50,116
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$10.23 - $51.34
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$51
MEDIAN: $15.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$32,054 - $75,167  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
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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$27,565 - $77,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 566
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.23 - $51.34  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$27,565 - $77,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,176

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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Elementary School, Kindergarten, and Preschool Special Education Teachers, 42 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Elementary School, Kindergarten, and Preschool Special Education Teachers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+29 percent), Seattle (+19 percent), Milwaukee (+16 percent), and Chicago (+10 percent). Compared to the national average, Tampa Experienced Elementary School, Kindergarten, and Preschool Special Education Teachers have considerably lower salaries, 26 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Florida (20 percent lower) and Orlando (18 percent lower).

Key Stats for Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
10-19 years
89%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Salaries

Autism
▲15%

Special Education
▲5%


National Average
$49,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 22%