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Highest Paying States for Preschool Special Education Teachers

The highest paying states for preschool 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 preschool special education teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $77,250, Oregon is the highest paying state for preschool special education teachers. It is followed by Connecticut (average annual salary $74,960). 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 preschool special education teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Preschool Special Education Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Oregon
$77,250
$33,040 230
2 Connecticut
$74,960
$36,570 200
3 Rhode Island
$69,570
$43,400 80
4 Alaska
$68,810
$46,100 80
5 Maryland
$65,790
$42,040 800
6 Virginia
$64,550
$40,360 590
7 Vermont
$63,690
$44,490 110
8 Wyoming
$62,820
$43,680 70
9 New York
$62,290
$38,650 5,230
10 Washington
$61,990
$41,220 660
11 New Mexico
$61,100
$35,720 100
12 New Jersey
$60,270
$29,780 130
13 Michigan
$60,130
$33,570 360
14 Minnesota
$59,860
$42,170 1,240
15 Hawaii
$58,940
$38,040 280
16 Massachusetts
$57,600
$33,360 1,090
17 Iowa
$57,560
$30,200 180
18 Texas
$56,000
$36,470 1,410
19 Illinois
$55,790
$30,160 1,520
20 Ohio
$55,700
$33,850 1,040
21 Nevada
$54,760
$40,960 460
22 Georgia
$54,350
$32,930 320
23 Colorado
$53,820
$38,800 940
24 Idaho
$52,820
$34,060 40
25 Kentucky
$52,690
$36,980 140
26 Pennsylvania
$52,340
$31,910 820
27 Nebraska
$51,910
$41,150 150
28 North Dakota
$50,600
$28,860 80
29 Louisiana
$48,780
$41,430 1,310
30 Montana
$48,370
$29,500 30
31 North Carolina
$48,320
$35,020 670
32 Kansas
$47,920
$32,420 440
33 Florida
$47,590
$35,980 2,860
34 South Carolina
$47,480
$33,590 180
35 California
$47,270
$29,410 1,790
36 Tennessee
$43,840
$30,620 420
37 Indiana
$43,060
$26,980 210
38 New Hampshire
$42,600
$27,070 50
39 Arizona
$41,940
$20,810 330
40 Alabama
$39,050
$28,110 40
41 South Dakota
$39,000
$32,480 40
42 Arkansas
$38,870
$22,100 690
43 Utah
$37,850
$25,030 360
44 Oklahoma
$37,750
$21,840 130
45 Wisconsin
$35,990
$24,020 120
46 Mississippi
$34,980
$24,680 70
47 Maine
$34,880
$22,850 50
48 Missouri
$31,460
$18,140 310
49 Puerto Rico
$22,940
$16,590 70

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

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