Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Arizona

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,760
25th Percentile Wage
$35,310
50th Percentile Wage
$41,140
75th Percentile Wage
$47,940
90th Percentile Wage
$55,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school special education teachers in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $55,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,760.

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 middle school special education teachers in Arizona 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 middle school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201641,1403.77%-6.39%
201539,590-6.11%-
201442,010-3.26%-
201343,380-0.90%-
201243,770--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in Arizona Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of Arizona ranges from $40,570 to $41,250. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Arizona is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,250. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale (mean annual salary $41,190). The lowest paying area is Tucson with a median annual salary of $40,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$41,250
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$41,190
Tucson
$40,570



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