Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle 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 middle school special education teachers among Florida 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,440
25th Percentile Wage
$42,830
50th Percentile Wage
$49,010
75th Percentile Wage
$58,960
90th Percentile Wage
$70,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle 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 $70,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,440.

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 middle 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 middle school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,0103.71%4.90%
201547,1901.95%-
201446,2701.32%-
201345,660-2.08%-
201246,610--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of Florida ranges from $44,690 to $69,370. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Florida is South Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,370. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach (mean annual salary $54,430). The lowest paying area is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville with a median annual salary of $44,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$69,370
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$54,430
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$53,760
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$53,480
Jacksonville
$47,620
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$46,790
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$45,060
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$44,690


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