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Teacher, Visually Impaired Salary

Pay for Teachers of the Visually Impaired in the United States sits in the ballpark of $43K per year. Compensation ranges between $32K and $78K per year. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 90 percent of Teachers of the Visually Impaired are female. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, close to a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$31,335 - $57,385
(Median)
31K
43K
51K
57K
MEDIAN: $43,304
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$16.11 - $61.58
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,335 - $57,385  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,003  
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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$31,759 - $77,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $61.58  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,003  
   
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).
)
$31,759 - $77,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $41K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $53K. Teachers of the Visually Impaired with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $49K. Teachers of the Visually Impaired who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $50K.

Experience Affects Teacher, Visually Impaired Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 25%