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
$36,980
25th Percentile Wage
$44,630
50th Percentile Wage
$55,060
75th Percentile Wage
$69,450
90th Percentile Wage
$84,250

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 $84,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool special education teachers is $36,980.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of preschool special education teachers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,060
1.42% 1.04%
2016
$54,280
-2.49% -
2015
$55,630
-0.79% -
2014
$56,070
2.46% -
2013
$54,690
0.37% -
2012
$54,490
- -

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

The average salaries of preschool special education teachers in 15 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 - privately owned industry with an annual salary $89,700. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools industry (annual salary $41,460). 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 - Privately owned
$89,700
Educational Support Services
$68,060
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$62,920
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$60,380
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$59,420
Educational Services - Local government owned
$55,330
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$55,250
Educational Services
$55,060
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$54,850
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$53,820
Educational Services - State government owned
$53,760
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$49,590
Educational Services - Privately owned
$48,940
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$45,720
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$41,460

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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