Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers among 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 Secondary School Special Education Teachers in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,390
25th Percentile Wage
$38,460
50th Percentile Wage
$48,570
75th Percentile Wage
$61,540
90th Percentile Wage
$75,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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 $75,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,390.

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 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 secondary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,5707.49%7.54%
201544,930-0.38%-
201445,1002.90%-
201343,790-2.56%-
201244,910--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of Arizona ranges from $37,920 to $50,780. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $50,780. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $48,070). The lowest paying area is Lake Havasu City-Kingman with a median annual salary of $37,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$50,780
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$48,070
Prescott
$45,530
Tucson
$43,590
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$42,530
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$37,920


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