Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama

The annual and hourly salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Auburn-Opelika is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,070
25th Percentile Wage
$51,100
50th Percentile Wage
$55,720
75th Percentile Wage
$60,340
90th Percentile Wage
$63,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $43,070.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$55,720
0.25% 0.77%
2014
$55,580
1.60% -
2013
$54,690
-1.10% -
2012
$55,290
- -

Table 3. Compare Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary in Auburn-Opelika with Other Alabama Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $55,720, Auburn-Opelika is the second highest paying city for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Alabama, following the highest paying city Birmingham-Hoover (median annual salary of $57,440). Compared with Birmingham-Hoover, the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Auburn-Opelika is 3.0 percent (3.0%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Birmingham-Hoover
$57,440
Auburn-Opelika
$55,720
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$55,260
Huntsville
$51,350
Dothan
$51,030
Decatur
$50,870
Anniston-Oxford
$48,420
Tuscaloosa
$47,930
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$47,620
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$46,350
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$46,230
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$43,970
Montgomery
$25,790



See also: Top paying jobs in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama.