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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,890
25th Percentile Wage
$63,320
50th Percentile Wage
$76,950
75th Percentile Wage
$94,360
90th Percentile Wage
$107,390

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 $107,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,950
2.05% 15.50%
2016
$75,370
3.25% -
2015
$72,920
9.26% -
2014
$66,170
4.62% -
2013
$63,110
-3.03% -
2012
$65,020
- -

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 $67,790 to $82,880. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Alaska is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $82,880. 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 $67,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anchorage
$82,880
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$70,480
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$67,790




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