Average Reading Specialist Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Reading Specialist is $55,861 in 2023

Base Salary
$37k - $84k
$568 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$35k - $97k
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What Do Reading Specialists Do?

Reading Specialist Tasks
  • Determine literacy training needs and develop a training course utilizing traditional and non-traditional methods.
  • Research and assess literacy training needs, and helps develop or improve literacy curriculum.
  • Advocate for and support early literacy knowledge and skills development.
  • Build rapport and develop agreements with preschool and family child care programs.
  • May mentor or supervise other reading coaches.
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FAQs About Reading Specialists

What is the highest pay for Reading Specialists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Reading Specialist is $84k / year

What is the lowest pay for Reading Specialists?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Reading Specialist is $37k / year

How can Reading Specialists increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Reading Specialist is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Reading Specialist that oversees more junior Reading Specialists, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.