Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Salary (Australia)

The average rate for a Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School is AU$25.33 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$34,253 - AU$96,769
AU$34K
AU$56K
AU$97K
MEDIAN: AU$56,193
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.15 - AU$34.75
AU$19
AU$25
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$24.66
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$96K
Salary AU$34,253 - AU$96,769
Bonus AU$850
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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AU$37,906 - AU$87,956
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 78
Hourly Data AU$0AU$34
Hourly Rate AU$19.15 - AU$34.75
Overtime AU$28.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$87K
Bonus AU$850
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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AU$37,906 - AU$87,956
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 114

Job Description for Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School

Special education teachers in elementary school work with young students who face various learning disabilities. They may aim to help students transition into regular classes, or simply help them improve functionality. Every student should be evaluated separately, as the limitations and abilities of each student vary greatly. The job may occasionally involve assisting students with hygiene or mobility, so it is important to have necessary physical strength, as well.

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Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Tasks

  • Evaluate students and communicate progress with parents, guardians, and administrators.
  • Plan, assign, and evaluate lessons, projects and tests.
  • Maintain classroom discipline.
  • Maintain accurate student records as required by laws and administrative regulations.
  • Instruct elementary students individually and in groups.

Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Pay By Employer

$0$78K

$56,779

$44,800

$66,500

YMCA
5 profiles
$27,510

$55,000

Head Start
3 profiles
$45,000

Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School

Pay by Experience for a Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School has a positive trend. An entry-level Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 70 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$80,000 based on 26 salaries. A Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$84,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,018

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Salaries

▲59%

▲51%

▲12%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%