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|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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 $102,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool special education teachers is $25,150.
The following table and chart 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 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of preschool special education teachers in 15 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 other residential care facilities industry with an annual salary $68,470. 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|
|Other Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities|| |
|Individual and Family Services|| |
|Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists|| |
|Nursing and Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Offices of Other Health Practitioners|| |
|Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Child Day Care Services|| |
|Vocational Rehabilitation Services|| |
|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 2016 and published in April 2017 .