Teacher, Visually Impaired Salary

Most Teachers of the Visually Impaired in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $47K per year. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, slightly less than a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction for Teachers of the Visually Impaired is extremely high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$37,138 - $69,267
$37K
$47K
$69K
MEDIAN: $47,315
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$25.43 - $68.78
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MEDIAN: $47.50
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Salary $37,138 - $69,267
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$37,417 - $81,865
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data $0$68
Hourly Rate $47.50
Hourly Tips $9.52
Annual Data $0$81K
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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$37,417 - $81,865
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Teacher, Visually Impaired

Teachers for the visually impaired are responsible for teaching students how to read and write using special equipment or the Braille system. They are employed primarily by educational institutions, either those which specialize in teaching the visually impaired or standard schools with departments which focus on students with disabilities.

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Teacher, Visually Impaired Tasks

  • Assess student's visibility and prepare individualized training programs, implementing established models.
  • Attend staff meetings and parent/guardian conferences, informing parents/guardians of student's progress and needs.
  • Report student progress, updating and maintaining student files.
  • Prepare lesson plans and instruct students, utilizing tools, such as braille and low vision devices.
  • Monitor and evaluate student’s progress, altering training programs and lesson plans to adhere to student needs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Teacher, Visually Impaired

Pay by Experience for a Teacher, Visually Impaired has a positive trend. An entry-level Teacher, Visually Impaired with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Teacher, Visually Impaired with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Teacher, Visually Impaired which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 18 salaries. A Teacher, Visually Impaired with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Teacher, Visually Impaired

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Teacher, Visually Impaired Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 23%
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