Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,990
25th Percentile Wage
$47,770
50th Percentile Wage
$59,530
75th Percentile Wage
$75,980
90th Percentile Wage
$95,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school 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) middle school special education teachers is $95,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid middle school special education teachers is $39,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,530
1.61% 6.28%
2016
$58,570
2.17% -
2015
$57,300
0.94% -
2014
$56,760
0.78% -
2013
$56,320
0.94% -
2012
$55,790
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Compare Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of middle school special education teachers in eleven 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 middle school special education teacher occupations is the educational services - state government owned industry with an annual salary $62,420. The lowest paying industry is the educational support services - privately owned industry (annual salary $49,740). For detailed middle school special education teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - State government owned
$62,420
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$62,420
Educational Services - Local government owned
$60,030
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$60,030
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$59,540
Educational Services
$59,530
Educational Support Services
$53,990
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$52,340
Educational Services - Privately owned
$50,280
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$50,240
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$49,740

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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