Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle 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 middle 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,860
25th Percentile Wage
$45,510
50th Percentile Wage
$55,010
75th Percentile Wage
$64,740
90th Percentile Wage
$77,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle 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 $77,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,010
1.89% 7.87%
2016
$53,970
4.84% -
2015
$51,360
-1.07% -
2014
$51,910
2.58% -
2013
$50,570
-0.22% -
2012
$50,680
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of Georgia ranges from $40,640 to $56,610. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $56,610. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Hinesville-Fort Stewart (mean annual salary $55,190). The lowest paying area is Rome with a median annual salary of $40,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$56,610
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$55,190
Valdosta
$54,550
Albany
$54,480
Brunswick
$54,050
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$53,200
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$52,950
Savannah
$52,600
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$51,440
Dalton
$50,000
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$46,760
Macon
$45,520
Rome
$40,640




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