How much does a Special Education Assistant make?

Updated Sep 22, 2021

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$34,036 /yr
Average Base Pay

181 salaries

$25K

Low

$34K

Average

$47K

High

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The national average salary for Special Education Assistant is $34,036 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Special Education Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 181 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Special Education Assistant employees.

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Los Angeles USD
3.9

Los Angeles USD

Special Education Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $25
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$17

$25

$17 - $25 Range

Los Angeles USD
3.9

Los Angeles USD

Special Education Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $24

$18

$24

$18 - $24 Range

Minneapolis Schools
3.1

Minneapolis Schools

Special Education Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $23

$17

$23

$17 - $23 Range

School District of Philadelphia
3.4

School District of Philadelphia

Special Education Assistant

$21,077

 /yr
Range: $21K - $24K

$21K

$24K

$20,787 - $24,000 Range

Douglas County School District (CO)
4.1

Douglas County School District (CO)

Special Education Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $20

$10

$20

$10 - $20 Range

Seattle Public Schools
3.5

Seattle Public Schools

Special Education Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $22 - $24

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

Arlington Public Schools
3.9

Arlington Public Schools

Special Education Assistant

$37,468

 /yr
Range: $35K - $55K

$35K

$55K

$35,438 - $54,756 Range

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San Diego Unified School District
3.8

San Diego Unified School District

Special Education Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $7 - $16

$7

$16

$7 - $16 Range

Virginia Beach CIty Public Schools
3.9

Virginia Beach CIty Public Schools

Special Education Assistant

$23,240

 /yr
Range: $22K - $33K

$22K

$33K

$21,870 - $33,185 Range

Acton Public & Acton-Boxborough Regional Schools
4.5

Acton Public & Acton-Boxborough Regional Schools

Special Education Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $23 - $25

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

Detroit Public Schools
3.5

Detroit Public Schools

Special Education Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $16

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Shelby County School District
3.5

Shelby County School District

Special Education Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $15

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

Madison Metropolitan School District
3.3

Madison Metropolitan School District

Special Education Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $17

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

San Diego Unified School District
3.8

San Diego Unified School District

Special Education Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $8 - $22

$8

$22

$8 - $22 Range

Eau Claire Area School District
3.7

Eau Claire Area School District

Special Education Assistant - Hourly
About 

$14 -$17

 hourly

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

Rutherford County Schools
3.7

Rutherford County Schools

Special Education Assistant - Hourly
About 

$8 -$16

 hourly

$8

$16

$8 - $16 Range

Intermediate District 287
3.4

Intermediate District 287

Special Education Assistant - Hourly
About 

$18 -$25

 hourly

$18

$25

$18 - $25 Range

Jordan School District
3.8

Jordan School District

Special Education Assistant - Hourly
About 

$11 -$13

 hourly

$11

$13

$11 - $13 Range

Indianapolis Public Schools
3.3

Indianapolis Public Schools

Special Education Assistant - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

Arlington Public Schools
3.9

Arlington Public Schools

Special Education Assistant - Hourly
About 

$9 -$16

 hourly

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Special Education Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Special Education Assistant is $34,036 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Special Education Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 181 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Special Education Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Special Education Assistant in United States is $46,873 per year.

The lowest salary for a Special Education Assistant in United States is $24,715 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Special Education Assistant or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Special Education Assistant.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent special education assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$18
hourly
A Preschool Special Education Assistant in the Greenville, SC Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Greenville, SC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
School / School District
$17
hourly
A Special Education Teacher Assistant in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$22,000
per year
A Special Education Teacher Assistant in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $22,000 per year
Job Highlights
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
School / School District
$24,000
per year
A Special Education Teacher Assistant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $24,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$18
hourly
A Special Education Instructional Assistant in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Special Education Teacher Assistant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Special Program Teacher Assistant in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
School / School District
$27,000
per year
A Special Education Instructional Assistant in the Atlantic City, NJ Area area reported making $27,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlantic City, NJ Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
School / School District
$21
hourly
A Moderate%2FSevere Special Education Instructional Assistant in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$15
hourly
A Special Education Assistant in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
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