Average Special Education Teacher, Secondary School Salary

$50,465
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,929
Bonus
$508
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The average salary for a Special Education Teacher, Secondary School is $50,465.
10%
$37k
MEDIAN
$50k
90%
$75k
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Salary
$37k - $75k
Bonus
$382 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $508
Total Pay
$36k - $76k

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Job Description for Special Education Teacher, Secondary School

Special Education Teacher, Secondary School Tasks
  • Instruct via lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects at the post primary level.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Create, administer, and grade tests and assignments to measure students' progress.
  • Establish and enforce behavioral and procedural rules.

Job Satisfaction for Special Education Teacher, Secondary School

3.9 out of 5
(350)
Highly Satisfied
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Popular Employer Salaries for Special Education Teacher, Secondary School

The top respondents for the job title Special Education Teacher, Secondary School are from the companies New York City Department of Education, Chicago Public Schools and KIPP Foundation. Reported salaries are highest at New York City Department of Education where the average pay is $79,701. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include KIPP Foundation and Lausd, earning around $76,500 and $70,000, respectively. Wake County pays the lowest at around $46,000. Chicago Public Schools and Phoenix Union High School District also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $56,389 and $61,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Special Education Teacher, Secondary School

Skills in Case Management, Writing Procedures & Documentation and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Crisis Intervention and Curriculum Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Special Education Teacher, Secondary School

An entry-level Special Education Teacher, Secondary School with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,013 based on 78 salaries. An early career Special Education Teacher, Secondary School with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,105 based on 699 salaries. A mid-career Special Education Teacher, Secondary School with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,412 based on 538 salaries. An experienced Special Education Teacher, Secondary School with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,953 based on 781 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,516.
Employees with Special Education Teacher, Secondary School in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 32.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (31.7% more) and Houston, Texas (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (10.2% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,495 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.1%
Early Career
28.0%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
31.3%
Late Career
16.0%