Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers among Connecticut 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 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,100
25th Percentile Wage
$60,370
50th Percentile Wage
$78,690
75th Percentile Wage
$96,860
90th Percentile Wage
$117,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,100.

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 kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Connecticut 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 kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201678,690-0.34%9.48%
201578,9608.66%-
201472,120-1.80%-
201373,4202.98%-
201271,230--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Connecticut Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Connecticut ranges from $64,650 to $88,770. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Connecticut is Waterbury with a median annual salary of $88,770. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is New Haven (mean annual salary $85,010). The lowest paying area is Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Waterbury
$88,770
New Haven
$85,010
Danbury
$83,220
Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$81,230
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$80,110
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$72,760
Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$64,650


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