Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Tallahassee, Florida

The annual and hourly salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Tallahassee, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Tallahassee is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Tallahassee, Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,380
25th Percentile Wage
$42,360
50th Percentile Wage
$46,800
75th Percentile Wage
$51,240
90th Percentile Wage
$60,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Tallahassee, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,380.

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
$46,800
3.01% 5.47%
2016
$45,390
0.15% -
2015
$45,320
-1.35% -
2014
$45,930
3.68% -
2012
$44,240
- -

Table 3. Compare Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary in Tallahassee with Other Florida Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $46,800 in Tallahassee is in the middle of salary range for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Tallahassee is 35.8 percent (35.8%) lower than that in the highest paying South Florida nonmetropolitan area and 19.9 percent (19.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Jacksonville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$72,900
Port St Lucie
$62,420
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$57,540
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$56,380
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$54,350
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$54,010
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$52,230
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$51,400
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$50,020
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$48,780
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$47,260
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$46,820
Tallahassee
$46,800
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$46,580
Gainesville
$46,450
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$44,040
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$44,020
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$40,090
Jacksonville
$37,490



See also: Top paying jobs in Tallahassee, Florida.