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

$47,554
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$1,831
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School is $47,554.
10%
$35k
MEDIAN
$48k
90%
$66k
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$35k - $66k
Bonus
$194 - $6k
Total Pay
$30k - $67k

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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.

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

Skills in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication, Case Management, 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 $40,369 based on 233 salaries. An early career Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,334 based on 1,484 salaries. An experienced Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,412 based on 1,058 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,303.
Employees with Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 39.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (36.4% more) and Houston, Texas (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (3.7% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,387 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.9%
Early Career
43.8%
Experienced
31.2%
Late Career
18.1%