The average salary for a Special Education Paraprofessional in Houston, Texas is $20,959.
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Job Description for Special Education Paraprofessional
Special education paraeducators act as assistants for the special education teacher, helping them achieve educational goals and helping maintain supervision and care for special needs students. The special education paraeducator acts in a subordinate role to the teacher and is responsible for carrying out curriculum plans according to guidelines constructed and implemented by the teacher. Additionally, they also help the teacher in clerical duties such as grading papers. Other tasks may include …Read more
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
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Crisis Intervention, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Childhood Education and Disability Support.
Pay by Experience Level for Special Education Paraprofessional
An early career Special Education Paraprofessional with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20,372 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Special Education Paraprofessional with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Special Education Paraprofessional with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21,483 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29,479.
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Employees with Special Education Paraprofessional in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 50.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (41.9% more) and New York, New York (38.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Colorado Springs, Colorado (27.5% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (3.2% less).
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