Experienced Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Salary

Median pay for Experienced Elementary School, Kindergarten, and Preschool Special Education Teachers lies in the neighborhood of $51K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Experienced Elementary School, Kindergarten, and Preschool Special Education Teachers far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly more than a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,593 - $76,243
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$51K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,294
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$10.33 - $49.66
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MEDIAN: $15.40
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$0$77K
Salary $34,593 - $76,243
Bonus $977 - $7,397
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,023 - $77,765
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 682
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $10.33 - $49.66
Overtime $14.29 - $46.60
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $977 - $7,397
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,023 - $77,765
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

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Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,486

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Elementary School, Kindergarten, and Preschool Special Education Teachers, 39 percent above the national average. Experienced Elementary School, Kindergarten, and Preschool Special Education Teachers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+26 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), Milwaukee (+14 percent), and Chicago (+7 percent). Experienced Elementary School, Kindergarten, and Preschool Special Education Teachers in Tampa earn salaries far below the national average by 28 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Below-median salaries also turn up in Florida and Orlando (21 percent lower and 20 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%
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Skills That Affect Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Salaries

Autism
▲12%

Special Education
▲3%

National Average
$50,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 21%
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