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Highest Paying Cities for Middle School Special Education Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for middle 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 middle school special education teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $103,780, Nassau-Suffolk, New York is the highest paying city for middle school special education teachers. It is followed by Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington (average annual salary $88,140). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of middle school special education teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Middle School Special Education Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$103,780
1,900
2 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$88,140
440
3 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$87,750
300
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$84,080
1,920
5 Napa, California
$83,900
40
6 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$83,780
400
7 San Rafael, USA
$82,690
40
8 Waterbury, Connecticut
$82,400
70
9 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$82,100
80
10 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$81,020
90
11 Peabody, Massachusetts
$81,000
100
12 Kingston, New York
$80,700
130
13 Anchorage, Alaska
$80,470
90
14 Salinas, California
$80,290
n/a
15 Visalia-Porterville, California
$79,730
60
16 Johnstown, Pennsylvania
$79,610
60
17 Ocean City, New Jersey
$79,560
60
18 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$79,370
3,020
19 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$78,910
80
20 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$78,120
670
21 Sheboygan, Wisconsin
$77,030
n/a
22 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$76,720
130
23 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$76,500
380
24 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$76,200
320
25 New Haven, Connecticut
$76,140
150
26 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$75,610
12,790
27 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$75,160
80
28 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$74,940
340
29 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$74,320
1,720
30 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$74,050
1,960
31 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$73,980
210
32 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$73,850
220
33 Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, USA
$73,410
100
34 Modesto, California
$73,290
120
35 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$73,110
8,740
36 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$73,050
880
37 Sherman-Denison, Texas
$72,690
40
38 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$72,330
240
39 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$72,230
110
40 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$72,060
110
41 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$72,050
320
42 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$71,670
100
43 Wilmington, New Jersey
$71,650
150
44 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$71,400
270
45 Merced, California
$71,000
40
46 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$70,690
80
47 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$70,480
1,100
48 South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$70,260
40
49 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$70,210
8,000
50 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$70,100
1,710
51 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$70,070
110
52 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$70,070
620
53 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$69,950
100
54 North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$69,940
30
55 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$69,860
130
56 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$69,780
30
57 Salem, Oregon
$69,650
130
58 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$69,600
50
59 Syracuse, New York
$69,470
240
60 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$69,440
140
61 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$69,230
1,170
62 Chico, California
$69,220
n/a
63 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$69,000
30
64 Bellingham, Washington
$68,950
50
65 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$68,820
40
66 Dayton, Ohio
$68,800
410
67 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$68,790
750
68 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$68,750
210
69 East Stroudsburg, USA
$68,740
n/a
70 Worcester, Massachusetts
$68,670
220
71 Stockton, California
$68,590
110
72 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$68,430
50
73 Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$68,320
40
74 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$68,220
n/a
75 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$68,180
600
76 Utica-Rome, New York
$67,940
230
77 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$67,920
1,250
78 Sioux City, South Dakota
$67,910
30
79 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$67,560
60
80 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$67,450
1,940
81 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$67,330
70
82 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$67,320
420
83 Flint, Michigan
$67,310
30
84 Elmira, New York
$67,190
30
85 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$67,170
50
86 Glens Falls, New York
$66,800
100
87 Chambersburg-Waynesboro, USA
$66,780
80
88 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$66,450
2,890
89 Salisbury, Maryland
$66,340
110
90 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$66,170
120
91 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$65,990
110
92 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$65,860
80
93 El Centro, California
$65,800
40
94 Corpus Christi, Texas
$65,790
120
95 Tacoma, Washington
$65,740
160
96 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$65,470
1,850
97 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$65,440
590
98 Fresno, California
$65,400
270
99 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$65,390
280
100 Spartanburg, South Carolina
$65,300
60
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