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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 $81,900, Delaware is the highest paying state for all other special education teachers. It is followed by Oregon (average annual salary $80,210). 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 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 Delaware
$81,900
$50,480 90
2 Oregon
$80,210
$51,170 1,190
3 Virginia
$72,780
$31,050 2,000
4 California
$72,660
$29,590 2,780
5 Maryland
$72,230
$40,990 1,540
6 Georgia
$70,980
$49,720 290
7 Massachusetts
$68,620
$36,530 830
8 Minnesota
$67,900
$44,710 660
9 Michigan
$66,110
$38,520 1,160
10 Alabama
$65,170
$50,590 30
11 Connecticut
$64,340
$29,640 280
12 Iowa
$63,210
$30,410 160
13 New York
$62,160
$37,660 550
14 Illinois
$61,390
$38,570 1,150
15 Pennsylvania
$60,590
$35,280 190
16 Tennessee
$60,370
$34,360 670
17 District of Columbia
$58,850
$32,490 200
18 Kansas
$58,840
$35,650 520
19 Washington
$58,830
$41,420 100
20 Rhode Island
$57,940
$37,400 830
21 New Mexico
$57,200
$22,560 700
22 West Virginia
$55,490
$40,830 710
23 New Jersey
$55,370
$38,560 1,980
24 Kentucky
$55,330
$35,810 580
25 Oklahoma
$55,320
$26,780 70
26 Texas
$54,690
$24,010 340
27 Nebraska
$54,050
$41,040 60
28 Wisconsin
$53,900
$27,620 260
29 Louisiana
$53,410
$40,780 1,130
30 Mississippi
$51,840
$41,110 120
31 Alaska
$50,950
$40,750 40
32 Colorado
$48,880
$34,140 60
33 Florida
$48,560
$39,710 14,630
34 Arizona
$46,650
$35,540 270
35 Arkansas
$41,920
$22,350 130
36 Missouri
$40,950
$21,470 190
37 Indiana
$39,410
$32,670 260
38 Hawaii
$36,710
$28,360 170
39 Ohio
$36,040
$21,430 690
40 New Hampshire
$35,540
$21,070 0
41 Puerto Rico
$32,760
$26,470 3,420
42 Montana
$32,520
$21,850 50

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.