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Highest Paying Cities for Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $91,690, Nassau-Suffolk, New York is the highest paying city for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers. It is followed by Waterbury, Connecticut (average annual salary $88,770). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$91,690
3,940
2 Waterbury, Connecticut
$88,770
160
3 New Haven, Connecticut
$85,010
620
4 Danbury, Connecticut
$83,220
170
5 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$81,230
60
6 Anchorage, Alaska
$80,620
390
7 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$80,110
850
8 Kingston, New York
$80,030
170
9 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$79,600
930
10 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$78,710
200
11 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$78,710
50
12 Fresno, California
$78,090
580
13 Merced, California
$77,250
60
14 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$76,810
1,710
15 Peabody, Massachusetts
$76,350
120
16 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$76,330
4,420
17 Wausau, Wisconsin
$76,110
30
18 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$75,660
160
19 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$74,630
160
20 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$74,570
120
21 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$74,500
80
22 Yuba City, California
$74,390
30
23 El Centro, California
$73,460
70
24 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$73,110
240
25 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$72,760
790
26 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$72,570
100
27 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$72,320
160
28 Salinas, California
$72,270
140
29 Worcester, Massachusetts
$71,740
480
30 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$71,440
180
31 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$71,360
740
32 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$71,260
3,330
33 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$71,030
400
34 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$71,000
990
35 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$70,480
40
36 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$70,380
220
37 State College, Pennsylvania
$70,350
80
38 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$70,330
1,080
39 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$70,250
220
40 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$70,060
140
41 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$69,910
40
42 Rockford, Illinois
$69,890
200
43 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$69,380
1,440
44 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$69,370
4,620
45 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$69,350
2,700
46 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$69,310
700
47 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$69,190
260
48 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$69,180
160
49 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$69,130
24,130
50 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$69,020
970
51 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$68,740
340
52 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$68,320
2,140
53 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$68,310
60
54 Chico, California
$67,930
80
55 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$67,560
50
56 Stockton, California
$67,340
340
57 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$67,280
4,950
58 Johnstown, Pennsylvania
$66,820
150
59 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$66,750
240
60 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$66,680
100
61 North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$66,330
80
62 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$66,110
780
63 Flint, Michigan
$65,910
130
64 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$65,900
280
65 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$65,810
340
66 Yakima, Washington
$65,590
140
67 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$65,460
270
68 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$65,420
420
69 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$65,250
1,320
70 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$65,180
80
71 Visalia-Porterville, California
$65,030
190
72 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$64,990
480
73 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$64,910
60
74 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$64,820
500
75 Syracuse, New York
$64,780
440
76 Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$64,650
50
77 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$64,540
1,010
78 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$64,470
180
79 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$64,360
540
80 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$64,230
14,150
81 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$64,150
3,330
82 Ocean City, New Jersey
$64,000
130
83 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$63,980
40
84 Modesto, California
$63,980
100
85 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$63,960
3,850
86 Bellingham, Washington
$63,720
70
87 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$63,690
170
88 Brunswick, Georgia
$63,540
80
89 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$63,430
6,120
90 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$63,380
120
91 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$63,360
1,540
92 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$63,330
180
93 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$63,230
830
94 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$63,070
240
95 Framingham, Massachusetts
$62,930
520
96 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$62,740
2,730
97 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$62,640
1,520
98 East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$62,620
70
99 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$62,380
1,130
100 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$62,330
1,480
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