Average Special Education Paraprofessional Salary in Houston, Texas

$20,959
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$509
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The average salary for a Special Education Paraprofessional in Houston, Texas is $20,959.
10%
$16k
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$21k
90%
$32k
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$16k - $32k
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$0 - $509
Total Pay
$17k - $34k

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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 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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 58 survey responses.
Early Career
41.4%
Mid Career
17.2%
Experienced
31.0%
Late Career
10.3%