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What is the average salary for Special Education Teachers in the United States?

Special Education Teachers earn an average salary of $61,350 per year. Salaries typically start from $39,000 and go up to $92,030.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Special Education Teachers in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $92,030 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Special Education Teachers in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $73,710 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Special Education Teachers in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $57,810 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Special Education Teachers in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $46,410 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Special Education Teachers in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $39,000 per year

Historical salary for Special Education Teachers in the United States

Special Education Teacher salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Special Education Teacher Salary in New York - $76,760 # 1
Special Education Teacher Salary in Alaska - $73,550 # 2
Special Education Teacher Salary in Connecticut - $72,100 # 3
Special Education Teacher Salary in New Jersey - $72,070 # 4
Special Education Teacher Salary in California - $70,900 # 5
Special Education Teacher Salary in Rhode Island - $69,750 # 6
Special Education Teacher Salary in Illinois - $68,620 # 7
Special Education Teacher Salary in Michigan - $65,720 # 8
Special Education Teacher Salary in Minnesota - $64,880 # 9
Special Education Teacher Salary in Massachusetts - $64,570 # 10
Special Education Teacher Salary in District of Columbia - $63,530 # 11
Special Education Teacher Salary in Maryland - $63,010 # 12
Special Education Teacher Salary in Pennsylvania - $62,650 # 13
Special Education Teacher Salary in Delaware - $62,590 # 14
Special Education Teacher Salary in Virginia - $61,450 # 15
Special Education Teacher Salary in Washington - $61,120 # 16
Special Education Teacher Salary in Oregon - $58,640 # 17
Special Education Teacher Salary in Missouri - $58,490 # 18
Special Education Teacher Salary in Wyoming - $57,820 # 19
Special Education Teacher Salary in New Hampshire - $57,220 # 20
Special Education Teacher Salary in Ohio - $57,040 # 21
Special Education Teacher Salary in Nevada - $54,880 # 22
Special Education Teacher Salary in Georgia - $54,800 # 23
Special Education Teacher Salary in Colorado - $53,970 # 24
Special Education Teacher Salary in Indiana - $53,510 # 25
Special Education Teacher Salary in Vermont - $53,470 # 26
Special Education Teacher Salary in Hawaii - $53,350 # 27
Special Education Teacher Salary in South Carolina - $53,240 # 28
Special Education Teacher Salary in Texas - $53,170 # 29
Special Education Teacher Salary in Montana - $53,110 # 30
Special Education Teacher Salary in Wisconsin - $52,420 # 31
Special Education Teacher Salary in Kentucky - $52,210 # 32
Special Education Teacher Salary in Iowa - $51,940 # 33
Special Education Teacher Salary in New Mexico - $51,310 # 34
Special Education Teacher Salary in Nebraska - $51,050 # 35
Special Education Teacher Salary in North Dakota - $51,040 # 36
Special Education Teacher Salary in Alabama - $50,920 # 37
Special Education Teacher Salary in Florida - $50,580 # 38
Special Education Teacher Salary in Arkansas - $50,290 # 39
Special Education Teacher Salary in Idaho - $50,140 # 40
Special Education Teacher Salary in Louisiana - $49,840 # 41
Special Education Teacher Salary in Tennessee - $49,450 # 42
Special Education Teacher Salary in Utah - $49,340 # 43
Special Education Teacher Salary in Kansas - $48,770 # 44
Special Education Teacher Salary in Arizona - $47,760 # 45
Special Education Teacher Salary in Maine - $47,490 # 46
Special Education Teacher Salary in North Carolina - $45,210 # 47
Special Education Teacher Salary in Mississippi - $44,450 # 48
Special Education Teacher Salary in Oklahoma - $43,590 # 49
Special Education Teacher Salary in West Virginia - $43,240 # 50
Special Education Teacher Salary in South Dakota - $42,400 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics