Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary school special education teachers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of secondary school special education teachers amongst Alabama 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 Secondary School Special Education Teachers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,760
25th Percentile Wage
$46,340
50th Percentile Wage
$53,390
75th Percentile Wage
$59,210
90th Percentile Wage
$62,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary school special education teachers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,760.

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 secondary school special education teachers in Alabama 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 secondary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,3901.74%2.70%
201552,4600.48%-
201452,210-0.17%-
201352,3000.67%-
201251,950--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Secondary School Special Education Teachers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of Alabama ranges from $45,350 to $55,110. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Alabama is Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,110. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Tuscaloosa (mean annual salary $54,410). The lowest paying area is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $45,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$55,110
Tuscaloosa
$54,410
Mobile
$53,760
Decatur
$53,640
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$53,620
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$53,590
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$52,810
Huntsville
$52,760
Dothan
$52,710
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$52,520
Gadsden
$51,600
Montgomery
$48,110
Anniston-Oxford
$46,560
Birmingham-Hoover
$45,350


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