Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Special Education Teacher make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$68,541 / yrTotal Pay
$50,449 / yrBase Pay
$18,092 / yrAdditional Pay

$68,541

 / yr
$18K$357K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Special Education Teacher is $68,541 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $50,449 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $18,092 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Special Education Teacher salary is $50,449. Salaries can range from $18,500 - $356,884. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Special Education Teacher in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $68,541.

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New York City Department of Education
3.5

New York City Department of Education

Special Education Teacher

$75,836

 /yr
Range: $48K - $163K

$48K

$163K

$48,151 - $162,801 Range

Baltimore City Public School System
3.2

Baltimore City Public School System

Special Education Teacher

$88,354

 /yr
Range: $52K - $112K

$52K

$112K

$51,936 - $112,282 Range

Chicago Public Schools
3.3

Chicago Public Schools

Special Education Teacher

$67,942

 /yr
Range: $54K - $127K

$54K

$127K

$53,989 - $127,100 Range

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff
3.4

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff

Special Education Teacher

$57,607

 /yr
Range: $54K - $64K

$54K

$64K

$54,315 - $64,067 Range

Prince Georges County Public Schools (MD)
3.6

$61,615

 /yr
Range: $28K - $128K

$28K

$128K

$27,987 - $127,527 Range

Caddo Parish Public Schools
3.3

Caddo Parish Public Schools

Special Education Teacher

$52,869

 /yr
Range: $51K - $57K

$51K

$57K

$51,000 - $56,594 Range

VI DOE
3.6

VI DOE

Special Education Teacher

$50,763

 /yr
Range: $46K - $61K

$46K

$61K

$45,536 - $60,951 Range

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Houston ISD
3.2

Houston ISD

Special Education Teacher

$60,402

 /yr
Range: $54K - $74K

$54K

$74K

$54,045 - $74,140 Range

GTRR
3.9

GTRR

Special Education Teacher

$48,951

 /yr
Range: $42K - $50K

$42K

$50K

$41,585 - $50,381 Range

Jefferson Parish Public School System
3.0

Jefferson Parish Public School System

Special Education Teacher

$50,759

 /yr
Range: $37K - $60K

$37K

$60K

$36,531 - $60,062 Range

Dallas Independent School District
3.3

Dallas Independent School District

Special Education Teacher

$60,455

 /yr
Range: $55K - $81K

$55K

$81K

$55,000 - $81,468 Range

K12
3.1

K12

Special Education Teacher

$44,182

 /yr
Range: $35K - $63K

$35K

$63K

$34,706 - $62,794 Range

Recovery School District
3.3

Recovery School District

Special Education Teacher

$56,634

 /yr
Range: $56K - $62K

$56K

$62K

$55,963 - $62,337 Range

Fairfax County Public Schools
3.9

Fairfax County Public Schools

Special Education Teacher

$66,623

 /yr
Range: $48K - $115K

$48K

$115K

$48,092 - $114,544 Range

Los Angeles USD
3.7

Los Angeles USD

Special Education Teacher

$64,854

 /yr
Range: $46K - $130K

$46K

$130K

$45,615 - $129,790 Range

National Heritage Academies
3.7

National Heritage Academies

Special Education Teacher

$55,488

 /yr
Range: $22K - $84K

$22K

$84K

$22,212 - $84,000 Range

Loudoun County Public Schools
3.7

Loudoun County Public Schools

Special Education Teacher

$66,799

 /yr
Range: $57K - $99K

$57K

$99K

$56,802 - $98,901 Range

Gwinnett County Public Schools
3.6

Gwinnett County Public Schools

Special Education Teacher

$57,537

 /yr
Range: $43K - $84K

$43K

$84K

$43,191 - $84,472 Range

360 Degree Therapy
3.8

360 Degree Therapy

Special Education Teacher

$88,847

 /yr
Range: $47K - $112K

$47K

$112K

$46,645 - $111,948 Range

Connections Academy
3.7

Connections Academy

Special Education Teacher

$51,395

 /yr
Range: $41K - $69K

$41K

$69K

$41,472 - $68,735 Range

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The national average salary for a Special Education Teacher is $56,914 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Special Education Teacher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 10165 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Special Education Teacher employees.

The highest salary for a Special Education Teacher in United States is $80,681 per year.

The lowest salary for a Special Education Teacher in United States is $40,148 per year.

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