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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 $74,410, Oregon is the highest paying state for preschool special education teachers. It is followed by Connecticut (average annual salary $71,690). 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 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
$74,410
$51,180 230
2 Connecticut
$71,690
$33,520 310
3 Maryland
$68,610
$38,860 590
4 Rhode Island
$68,610
$44,470 50
5 Alaska
$65,930
$44,740 90
6 New Jersey
$65,890
$44,150 280
7 Utah
$65,820
$24,630 50
8 Washington
$62,270
$44,040 570
9 Iowa
$62,130
$36,830 170
10 Massachusetts
$60,560
$33,380 1,000
11 New York
$60,560
$34,020 4,310
12 Minnesota
$60,360
$41,930 1,210
13 New Mexico
$60,210
$36,510 100
14 Illinois
$59,740
$30,230 1,270
15 Virginia
$58,990
$39,120 630
16 Hawaii
$56,300
$40,320 260
17 Texas
$55,670
$40,740 1,330
18 Georgia
$54,030
$34,610 600
19 Ohio
$53,460
$32,340 960
20 Pennsylvania
$53,270
$24,520 1,090
21 Colorado
$52,010
$37,190 1,010
22 Michigan
$51,830
$29,930 380
23 Nevada
$51,590
$35,960 450
24 California
$51,130
$30,510 1,680
25 Nebraska
$50,610
$40,260 150
26 Kentucky
$49,560
$32,960 110
27 Kansas
$48,190
$32,520 370
28 Louisiana
$48,160
$40,830 1,620
29 Wyoming
$48,020
$35,780 70
30 Indiana
$47,030
$31,650 190
31 Florida
$46,830
$35,410 3,080
32 North Carolina
$46,470
$34,340 600
33 South Carolina
$46,350
$33,350 200
34 Alabama
$44,740
$30,600 50
35 Tennessee
$43,560
$31,610 370
36 Arizona
$43,370
$18,090 360
37 Wisconsin
$39,710
$28,450 150
38 Missouri
$36,300
$18,200 460
39 Oklahoma
$36,260
$21,250 110
40 Arkansas
$33,220
$21,370 630
41 Maine
$33,110
$24,000 50

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.

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