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Highest Paying States for All Other Special Education Teachers

The highest paying states 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 of all other special education teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $82,260, Oregon is the highest paying state for all other special education teachers. It is followed by Virginia (average annual salary $76,380). 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 all other special education teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for All Other Special Education Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Oregon
$82,260
$50,550 960
2 Virginia
$76,380
$32,910 2,140
3 Maryland
$72,230
$40,990 1,540
4 Georgia
$71,890
$51,330 250
5 Michigan
$71,800
$44,200 1,600
6 Delaware
$71,140
$51,180 60
7 Rhode Island
$70,790
$39,890 670
8 Iowa
$69,870
$37,070 210
9 California
$68,000
$34,480 2,030
10 Minnesota
$66,890
$46,440 1,130
11 Kansas
$66,530
$42,480 440
12 Massachusetts
$65,790
$33,260 670
13 Alabama
$65,170
$50,590 30
14 Montana
$63,740
$23,790 90
15 Pennsylvania
$62,530
$36,130 170
16 New York
$62,160
$37,660 550
17 Indiana
$60,630
$28,930 150
18 Washington
$60,210
$40,940 100
19 South Carolina
$59,990
$36,840 350
20 Connecticut
$59,760
$28,600 320
21 Wisconsin
$57,770
$35,960 230
22 Louisiana
$57,760
$33,810 710
23 West Virginia
$57,650
$41,090 370
24 District of Columbia
$57,650
$31,090 220
25 Illinois
$57,340
$34,820 940
26 Kentucky
$56,640
$37,990 550
27 Tennessee
$56,240
$32,340 630
28 New Jersey
$56,050
$36,000 2,090
29 Texas
$55,710
$23,770 820
30 Alaska
$55,300
$41,180 30
31 Utah
$55,120
$27,180 190
32 Nebraska
$54,850
$42,060 70
33 New Mexico
$54,160
$22,010 740
34 Mississippi
$52,310
$41,910 120
35 Nevada
$50,070
$29,340 280
36 Missouri
$48,540
$26,520 170
37 Florida
$48,510
$39,960 11,310
38 Arizona
$47,800
$31,550 390
39 North Carolina
$46,170
$22,810 60
40 Idaho
$45,960
$40,670 0
41 New Hampshire
$42,100
$33,100 30
42 Colorado
$41,340
$31,210 60
43 Oklahoma
$38,700
$26,210 110
44 Ohio
$36,780
$29,520 1,090
45 Vermont
$35,900
$32,120 30
46 Puerto Rico
$33,340
$26,960 4,990
47 Hawaii
$29,430
$25,760 50
48 Arkansas
$29,040
$20,960 70

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of all other special education teachers in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for all other special education teachers, Top Paying Jobs in America.