The salary statistics of preschool special education teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare preschool special education teacher salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$26,750|
|25th Percentile Wage||$36,370|
|50th Percentile Wage||$49,880|
|75th Percentile Wage||$67,450|
|90th Percentile Wage||$114,890|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool special education teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $114,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool special education teachers is $26,750.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of preschool special education teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of preschool special education teachers in 20 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals) industry with an annual salary $60,850. The lowest paying industry is the offices of mental health practitioners (except physicians) industry (annual salary $23,840). For detailed preschool special education teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists|| |
|Offices of Other Health Practitioners|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities|| |
|Individual and Family Services|| |
|Other Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities|| |
|Nursing and Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities|| |
|Child Day Care Services|| |
|Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers|| |
|Vocational Rehabilitation Services|| |
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities|| |
|Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .