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Highest Paying Industries for Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers

The top 40 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $65,670, home health care services is the highest paying industry for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers. It is followed by state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $65,450). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 40 Highest Paying Industries for Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Home Health Care Services
$65,670
n/a
2 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$65,450
420
3 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$61,550
710
4 Federal, State, and Local Government
$61,550
710
5 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$58,150
60
6 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$55,330
181,140
7 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$55,310
181,830
8 Educational Services - Local government owned
$55,310
181,530
9 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$55,260
184,070
10 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$54,850
193,650
11 Educational Services
$54,840
194,160
12 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$54,400
290
13 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$53,820
1,360
14 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$53,590
1,410
15 Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$53,570
90
16 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$53,120
1,670
17 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$51,230
100
18 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$51,230
100
19 State government, including schools and hospitals
$50,790
2,240
20 Hospitals - Privately owned
$50,760
120
21 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$50,760
120
22 Educational Support Services
$50,580
440
23 Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$49,200
380
24 Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$48,700
1,820
25 Educational Services - State government owned
$48,700
1,830
26 Outpatient Care Centers
$48,180
200
27 Educational Services - Privately owned
$47,660
10,800
28 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$47,600
10,680
29 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$46,710
170
30 Other Residential Care Facilities
$46,580
200
31 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$46,030
240
32 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$46,010
450
33 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$44,770
870
34 Health Care and Social Assistance
$44,390
5,890
35 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$42,890
70
36 Individual and Family Services
$42,800
1,620
37 Other Schools and Instruction
$42,160
40
38 Social Assistance
$40,450
3,650
39 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$39,370
100
40 Child Day Care Services
$38,590
n/a
See also: Highest paying cities for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers.