Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary 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 secondary 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 Secondary School Special Education Teachers in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,850
25th Percentile Wage
$48,180
50th Percentile Wage
$57,820
75th Percentile Wage
$68,180
90th Percentile Wage
$78,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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 $78,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,850.

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 secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,8203.58%10.22%
201555,7502.67%-
201454,2603.70%-
201352,2500.65%-
201251,910--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of Georgia ranges from $48,440 to $61,750. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $61,750. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Athens-Clarke County (mean annual salary $57,540). The lowest paying area is Dalton with a median annual salary of $48,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$61,750
Athens-Clarke County
$57,540
Albany
$56,520
Macon
$56,000
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$55,980
Columbus
$55,290
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$55,060
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$54,500
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$49,910
Dalton
$48,440



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