The average salary for a Mid-Career Special Education Teacher, Middle School is $48,523.
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Job Description for Special Education Teacher, Middle School
A middle school special education teacher typically educates students with disabilities in sixth to eighth grade. These students, normally about 10 to 14 years of age, have mental and/or physical disabilities that make special education outside regular classrooms (for part or all of the day) optimal for their development. The special education teacher helps design and execute a curriculum that fosters achievement and the intellectual development of their students. Special education teachers are…Read more
Special Education Teacher, Middle School Tasks
- Teach students in public or private schools at middle or junior high level.
- Adjust teaching methods according to individual student needs.
- Create and prepare materials for student activities.
- Grade student tests and assignments, and maintain accurate student records according to laws and school regulations.
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Popular Skills for Special Education Teacher, Middle School
Skills in Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Writing Procedures & Documentation, Curriculum Planning, Case Management and Childhood Education.
Pay by Experience Level for Special Education Teacher, Middle School
An entry-level Special Education Teacher, Middle School with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,477 based on 137 salaries. An early career Special Education Teacher, Middle School with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,104 based on 397 salaries. An experienced Special Education Teacher, Middle School with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,745 based on 274 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,933.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Special Education Teacher, Middle School in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 33.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (8.1% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.2% less).
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