Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama

The annual and hourly salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Florence-Muscle Shoals 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 Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,070
25th Percentile Wage
$38,220
50th Percentile Wage
$46,230
75th Percentile Wage
$54,590
90th Percentile Wage
$60,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,070.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$46,230
1.38% 0.00%
2015
$45,590
-4.61% -
2014
$47,690
3.06% -
2012
$46,230
- -

Table 3. Compare Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary in Florence-Muscle Shoals with Other Alabama Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $46,230 in Florence-Muscle Shoals is in the middle of salary range for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Alabama. In comparison, the annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Florence-Muscle Shoals is 19.5 percent (19.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Birmingham-Hoover and 44.2 percent (44.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Montgomery.

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 Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama.