How much does a Special Education Teacher make in Colorado?

Average Special Education Teacher Yearly Salary in Colorado

Special Education Teachers earn an average yearly salary of $55,150. Salaries typically start from $36,620 and go up to $78,830.

Average Special Education Teacher Hourly Wage in Colorado

Special Education Teachers earn an average hourly wage of $26.51. Hourly wages typically start from $17.61 and go up to $37.90.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

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

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Employment Type Mix

85%
Full-Time
15%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.6
SCORE
682
RATINGS
Special Education Teachers average a score of 2.6 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Special Education Teachers in the 12th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Special Education Teacher Earnings by Seniority

Top End Special Education Teacher Earnings

The highest earning Special Education Teachers in Colorado earn:

$37.90
an hour
$78,830
per year
Senior Special Education Teacher Earnings

Senior Special Education Teachers in Colorado earn:

$31.61
an hour
$65,750
per year
Experienced Special Education Teacher Earnings

Experienced Special Education Teachers in Colorado earn:

$25.01
an hour
$52,020
per year
Junior Special Education Teacher Earnings

Junior Special Education Teachers in Colorado earn:

$20.71
an hour
$43,080
per year
Starting Special Education Teacher Earnings

Starting Special Education Teachers in Colorado earn:

$17.61
an hour
$36,620
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Special Education Teacher Salary Comparison

Special Education Teachers earn more than 65% percent of similar careers in Colorado.

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Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)