Preschool Special Education Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of preschool special education teachers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare preschool special education teacher salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Preschool Special Education Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,350
25th Percentile Wage
$43,970
50th Percentile Wage
$54,280
75th Percentile Wage
$68,610
90th Percentile Wage
$84,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool special education teachers in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) preschool special education teachers is $84,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool special education teachers is $36,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of preschool special education teachers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,280-2.49%-0.39%
201555,630-0.79%-
201456,0702.46%-
201354,6900.37%-
201254,490--

Compare Preschool Special Education Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of preschool special education teachers in nine industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for preschool special education teacher occupations is the educational support services - local government owned industry with an annual salary $60,380. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $44,430). For detailed preschool special education teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$60,380
Educational Support Services
$60,110
Educational Services - Local government owned
$54,860
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$54,690
Educational Services
$54,280
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$54,130
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$51,920
Educational Services - Privately owned
$44,670
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$44,430

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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