Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers among Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,000
25th Percentile Wage
$43,210
50th Percentile Wage
$49,830
75th Percentile Wage
$59,210
90th Percentile Wage
$69,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,000.

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 Florida 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
201649,8303.25%7.12%
201548,2102.72%-
201446,9001.77%-
201346,070-0.46%-
201246,280--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Florida ranges from $36,360 to $55,440. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Florida is Cape Coral-Fort Myers with a median annual salary of $55,440. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach (mean annual salary $54,360). The lowest paying area is Jacksonville with a median annual salary of $36,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$55,440
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$54,360
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$53,140
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$49,360
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$48,780
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$47,400
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$47,130
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$46,580
Tallahassee
$45,390
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$44,040
Jacksonville
$36,360


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