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

$42,360
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,452
Bonus
$1,300
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The average salary for an Early-Career Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School is $42,360.
10%
$31k
MEDIAN
$42k
90%
$57k
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$31k - $57k
Bonus
$101 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$26k - $57k

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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 Case Management, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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. A mid-career Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,554 based on 913 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 $60,263.
Employees with Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 31.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (24.9% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (18.3% less), Orlando, Florida (6.4% less) and Las Vegas, Nevada (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,812 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Mid Career
32.5%
Experienced
37.6%
Late Career
21.6%