Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,260
25th Percentile Wage
$43,890
50th Percentile Wage
$53,280
75th Percentile Wage
$62,460
90th Percentile Wage
$73,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,260.

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 Georgia 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
201653,2800.21%1.54%
201553,1700.79%-
201452,7501.88%-
201351,760-1.35%-
201252,460--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Georgia ranges from $48,320 to $63,540. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Georgia is Brunswick with a median annual salary of $63,540. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Athens-Clarke County (mean annual salary $59,120). The lowest paying area is Hinesville-Fort Stewart with a median annual salary of $48,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brunswick
$63,540
Athens-Clarke County
$59,120
Rome
$58,480
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$56,290
Valdosta
$55,110
Savannah
$54,920
Dalton
$54,610
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$53,280
Albany
$52,240
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$51,500
Columbus
$50,740
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$50,490
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$49,850
Macon
$49,740
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$48,320


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