Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers amongst Alaska metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,780
25th Percentile Wage
$62,180
50th Percentile Wage
$75,370
75th Percentile Wage
$92,140
90th Percentile Wage
$104,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,780.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,3703.25%13.73%
201572,9209.26%-
201466,1704.62%-
201363,110-3.03%-
201265,020--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Alaska ranges from $65,900 to $80,620. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Alaska is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $80,620. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $70,480). The lowest paying area is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $65,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anchorage
$80,620
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$70,480
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$65,900


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