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 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 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,810
25th Percentile Wage
$64,010
50th Percentile Wage
$82,800
75th Percentile Wage
$98,830
90th Percentile Wage
$120,750

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 $120,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,800
4.96% 13.97%
2016
$78,690
-0.34% -
2015
$78,960
8.66% -
2014
$72,120
-1.80% -
2013
$73,420
2.98% -
2012
$71,230
- -

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 $91,040. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Connecticut is Waterbury with a median annual salary of $91,040. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Danbury (mean annual salary $90,480). The lowest paying area is Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Waterbury
$91,040
Danbury
$90,480
New Haven
$88,100
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$83,090
Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$81,230
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$80,100
Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$64,650




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