Preschool Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool special education teachers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,980
25th Percentile Wage
$41,740
50th Percentile Wage
$47,590
75th Percentile Wage
$56,350
90th Percentile Wage
$65,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool 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 $65,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,980.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,590
1.60% 1.77%
2016
$46,830
-0.06% -
2015
$46,860
1.00% -
2014
$46,390
0.75% -
2013
$46,040
-1.54% -
2012
$46,750
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool special education teachers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool special education teachers in state of Florida ranges from $41,230 to $54,130. The highest paying area for preschool special education teachers in Florida is Jacksonville with a median annual salary of $54,130. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $51,350). The lowest paying area is Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford with a median annual salary of $41,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jacksonville
$54,130
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$51,350
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$48,780
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$48,540
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$47,390
Tallahassee
$46,490
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$45,740
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$44,520
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$44,350
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$43,340
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$41,230




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