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
$39,440
25th Percentile Wage
$47,610
50th Percentile Wage
$59,860
75th Percentile Wage
$76,710
90th Percentile Wage
$97,080

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 $97,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid secondary school special education teachers is $39,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,8602.09%4.93%
201558,6101.21%-
201457,9001.59%-
201356,9800.12%-
201256,910--

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 services - state government owned industry with an annual salary $61,460. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction industry (annual salary $41,600). For detailed secondary 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
$61,460
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$61,460
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$60,310
Educational Services - Local government owned
$60,270
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$59,910
Educational Services
$59,860
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$54,220
Educational Support Services
$54,030
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$53,150
Educational Services - Privately owned
$53,120
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$52,950
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$50,850
Other Schools and Instruction
$41,600

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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