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Average Late-Career Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Salary

$60,619
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,483
Bonus
$1,504
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The average salary for a Late-Career Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School is $60,619.
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$61k
90%
$89k
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$41k - $89k
Bonus
$51 - $10k
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$0 - $2k
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$35k - $90k
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What Do Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary Schools Do?

Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Tasks
  • Evaluate students and communicate progress with parents, guardians, and administrators.
  • Plan, assign, and evaluate lessons, projects and tests.
  • Maintain classroom discipline.
  • Maintain accurate student records as required by laws and administrative regulations.
  • Instruct elementary students individually and in groups.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary Schools?

Skills in Curriculum Planning, Case Management and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Childhood Education.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary Schools?

An entry-level Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,416 based on 191 salaries. An early career Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,782 based on 1,240 salaries. A mid-career Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,431 based on 743 salaries. An experienced Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,600 based on 871 salaries.
Employees with Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School in their job title in Baltimore, Maryland earn an average of 28.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (27.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (23.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (34.8% less), Dallas, Texas (6.5% less) and Houston, Texas (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,045 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.3%
Early Career
40.7%
Mid Career
24.4%
Experienced
28.6%