Preschool Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool special education teachers in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool special education teachers amongst Georgia 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 Preschool Special Education Teachers in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,930
25th Percentile Wage
$41,150
50th Percentile Wage
$54,350
75th Percentile Wage
$63,980
90th Percentile Wage
$75,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool 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 $75,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,930.

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
$54,350
0.59% 3.28%
2016
$54,030
10.61% -
2015
$48,300
1.51% -
2014
$47,570
0.90% -
2013
$47,140
-11.52% -
2012
$52,570
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool special education teachers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool special education teachers in state of Georgia ranges from $44,120 to $55,410. The highest paying area for preschool special education teachers in Georgia is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,410. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is North Georgia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $53,710). The lowest paying area is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$55,410
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$53,710
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$48,770
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$44,120




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