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Highest Paying Industries for All Other Special Education Teachers

The top 55 highest paying industries for all other 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 $81,820, educational support services - privately owned is the highest paying industry for all other special education teachers. It is followed by junior colleges - local government owned industry (average annual salary $72,430). 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 all other special education teachers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 55 Highest Paying Industries for All Other Special Education Teachers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$81,820
430
2 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$72,430
150
3 Educational Support Services
$71,440
970
4 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$71,080
160
5 Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$69,650
550
6 Hospitals - State government owned
$69,010
80
7 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$66,050
50
8 Educational Services - State government owned
$63,850
n/a
9 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$63,390
240
10 State government, including schools and hospitals
$62,750
n/a
11 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$62,360
840
12 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$62,260
190
13 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$61,850
490
14 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$61,650
n/a
15 Federal government, including USPS
$61,120
n/a
16 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$61,120
940
17 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$61,000
2,020
18 Federal, State, and Local Government
$61,000
2,020
19 Hospitals - Privately owned
$59,530
410
20 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$58,660
n/a
21 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$57,950
300
22 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$57,100
31,730
23 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$56,690
n/a
24 Educational Services - Local government owned
$56,530
28,450
25 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$56,220
27,700
26 Educational Services
$55,820
32,610
27 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$55,770
30,350
28 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$54,440
240
29 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$52,210
120
30 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$51,960
590
31 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$51,090
270
32 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$51,050
50
33 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,500
50
34 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$48,180
290
35 Educational Services - Privately owned
$45,400
n/a
36 Other Residential Care Facilities
$43,930
270
37 Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$43,320
70
38 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$43,280
1,150
39 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$43,110
n/a
40 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$43,090
860
41 Grantmaking and Giving Services
$42,610
90
42 Other Schools and Instruction
$41,990
510
43 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$41,760
110
44 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$41,760
110
45 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$41,180
480
46 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$39,310
590
47 Health Care and Social Assistance
$38,340
4,510
48 Outpatient Care Centers
$37,580
170
49 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$36,610
590
50 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$36,360
420
51 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$35,240
60
52 Individual and Family Services
$33,250
1,680
53 Social Assistance
$32,710
2,270
54 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$30,430
580
55 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$27,830
1,090
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