Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Secondary School Special Education Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,970
25th Percentile Wage
$48,040
50th Percentile Wage
$60,350
75th Percentile Wage
$77,460
90th Percentile Wage
$97,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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) secondary school special education teachers is $97,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid secondary school special education teachers is $39,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,350
0.81% 5.70%
2016
$59,860
2.09% -
2015
$58,610
1.21% -
2014
$57,900
1.59% -
2013
$56,980
0.12% -
2012
$56,910
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Compare Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of secondary school special education teachers in 13 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 secondary school special education teacher occupations is the educational support services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $63,350. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $50,850). For detailed secondary school special education teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$63,350
Educational Services - State government owned
$61,570
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$61,570
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$60,850
Educational Services - Local government owned
$60,810
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$60,390
Educational Services
$60,350
Educational Support Services
$56,500
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$55,180
Educational Services - Privately owned
$54,210
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$54,030
Other Schools and Instruction
$53,700
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$50,850

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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