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

$52,661
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,023
Bonus
$1,672
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for an Experienced Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School is $52,661.
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$53k
90%
$80k
Is Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$39k - $80k
Bonus
$979 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$31k - $81k

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School

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.

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

Search for more jobs
Search

Popular Skills for Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School

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

Pay by Experience Level for Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School

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 $40,294 based on 228 salaries. An early career Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,360 based on 1,467 salaries. A mid-career Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,610 based on 902 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,263.
Employees with Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 21.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (5.0% more) and Chicago, Illinois (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (18.4% less), Miami, Florida (13.8% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,201 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.1%
Early Career
45.8%
Mid Career
28.2%
Late Career
18.9%