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 among 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 Secondary School Special Education Teachers in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,230
25th Percentile Wage
$46,760
50th Percentile Wage
$57,700
75th Percentile Wage
$69,580
90th Percentile Wage
$78,610

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 $78,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,700
-0.21% 10.03%
2016
$57,820
3.58% -
2015
$55,750
2.67% -
2014
$54,260
3.70% -
2013
$52,250
0.65% -
2012
$51,910
- -

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 $70,600. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Georgia is Brunswick with a median annual salary of $70,600. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Hinesville-Fort Stewart (mean annual salary $63,420). The lowest paying area is Dalton with a median annual salary of $48,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brunswick
$70,600
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$63,420
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$59,890
Savannah
$57,840
Macon
$57,340
Rome
$56,970
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$56,850
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$56,730
Albany
$56,340
Columbus
$55,290
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$54,210
Athens-Clarke County
$52,840
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$51,690
Dalton
$48,440




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