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 $45K annually. Pay ranges from $33K on the low end to $79K per year on the high end. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by approximately one-half. Most Teachers of the Visually Impaired report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,721 - $60,383
(Median)
$33K
$45K
$60K
MEDIAN: $44,901
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$16.49 - $87.26
(Median)
$16
$40
$87
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$32,721 - $60,383  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
Total Pay (?
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$33,120 - $79,032  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$16.49 - $87.26  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
   
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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$33,120 - $79,032  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $41K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $53K. Teachers of the Visually Impaired with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $52K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $51K on average.

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Experience Affects Teacher, Visually Impaired Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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