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 amongst 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 Middle School Special Education Teachers in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,370
25th Percentile Wage
$44,710
50th Percentile Wage
$53,970
75th Percentile Wage
$62,950
90th Percentile Wage
$74,100

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 $74,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,370.

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 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 middle school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,9704.84%6.10%
201551,360-1.07%-
201451,9102.58%-
201350,570-0.22%-
201250,680--

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 $55,230. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $55,230. 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
$55,230
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$55,190
Brunswick
$54,050
Albany
$53,800
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$53,680
Valdosta
$53,620
Savannah
$53,130
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$51,520
Dalton
$50,000
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$49,590
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$48,490
Macon
$45,520
Rome
$40,640



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