Entry-Level Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Salary

An Entry-Level Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School earns an average salary of $40,947 per year. A skill in Autism is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,909 - $55,264
$29K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $40,851
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$9.31 - $23.49
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$14
$23
MEDIAN: $13.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,909 - $55,264  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$989  
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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$23,881 - $54,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.31 - $23.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.22  
Overtime
$11.92 - $39.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$306.39 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$989  
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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$23,881 - $54,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 270

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Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Advice

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

Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School in Baltimore:
"How much time it would consume."
Always be prepared, flexible and wiling to learn from others and your students.

Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School in Little Rock:
"I wished the classrooms had more supplies in every area."
Be consistent, document everything do you billing of every child and document all illness and incidents that happen inbuilt classroom, do a visual inspection on every child the moment he or she arrives in your classroom .each child has an individual need and this is integrated into the curriculum. A doctor and nurse will evaluate the child's monthly needs and this will be integrated into t"your curriculum.be aware of each child's individual needs.

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Salaries

Autism
▲23%

Special Education
▲4%

National Average
$39,000



Sign Language
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 23%
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