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 amongst Arizona cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Secondary School Special Education Teachers in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,210
25th Percentile Wage
$40,510
50th Percentile Wage
$47,180
75th Percentile Wage
$57,460
90th Percentile Wage
$69,900

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 $69,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of secondary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,180
-2.95% 4.81%
2016
$48,570
7.49% -
2015
$44,930
-0.38% -
2014
$45,100
2.90% -
2013
$43,790
-2.56% -
2012
$44,910
- -

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 $33,640 to $54,780. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Arizona is Flagstaff with a median annual salary of $54,780. 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 $33,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Flagstaff
$54,780
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$48,070
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$47,790
Tucson
$45,580
Prescott
$45,530
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$42,960
Yuma
$41,560
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$33,640




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