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Teacher, Visually Impaired Salary

Most Teachers of the Visually Impaired in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $43K per year. Lower pay rates hover around $32K, and the higher rates verge on $71K per year. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and somewhere between a fifth and a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Work is enjoyable for Teachers of the Visually Impaired, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,549 - $57,316
(Median)
$32K
$43K
$57K
MEDIAN: $43,469
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$31,918 - $70,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Teacher, Visually Impaired

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $41K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $53K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Teachers of the Visually Impaired make $50K following one to two decades on the job. Teachers of the Visually Impaired with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Teacher, Visually Impaired Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 22%