Entry-Level Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School is $38,446 per year.
Entry-Level Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Total Pay (?
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$26,745 - $50,444
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,445
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Entry-Level Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Total Pay (?
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$8.35 - $24.41
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,745 - $50,444  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,947  
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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$23,307 - $50,805  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,710
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.35 - $24.41  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $35.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,947  
   
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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$23,307 - $50,805  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,710
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New York
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Washington
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Houston
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Los Angeles
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Philadelphia
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San Diego
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National Average
$37,000
St. Louis
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Chicago
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Raleigh
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Denver
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Seattle
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Knoxville
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Salaries

Autism
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National Average
$37,000
Childhood Education
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Gender

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Male
12%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 21%
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