Average Early-Career Special Education Paraprofessional Hourly Pay

$12.82
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$512
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Special Education Paraprofessional is $12.82.
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$9.77
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$12.82
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$17.21
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Bonus
$51 - $3,000
Total Pay
$17,162 - $35,139

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Job Description for Special Education Paraprofessional

Special Education Paraprofessional Tasks
  • Support the education and environment of students with special needs.
  • Create and implement games and social events for enriching student development.
  • Tutor students directly and document useful information for assessment.
  • Coordinate with teachers to enhance instruction and lesson planning.

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Popular Skills for Special Education Paraprofessional

Skills in Disability Support, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Crisis Intervention and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Childhood Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Special Education Paraprofessional

An entry-level Special Education Paraprofessional with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.25 based on 329 salaries. A mid-career Special Education Paraprofessional with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.53 based on 1,212 salaries. An experienced Special Education Paraprofessional with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.70 based on 1,418 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Special Education Paraprofessional in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 59.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (23.4% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (20.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (13.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,354 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Mid Career
36.1%
Experienced
42.3%
Late Career
11.8%