Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of middle school special education teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare middle school special education teacher salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,360
25th Percentile Wage
$43,420
50th Percentile Wage
$51,160
75th Percentile Wage
$63,950
90th Percentile Wage
$80,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school 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) middle school special education teachers is $80,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid middle school special education teachers is $35,360.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,160
3.67% -2.80%
2016
$49,280
6.03% -
2015
$46,310
-0.13% -
2014
$46,370
-3.58% -
2013
$48,030
-9.49% -
2012
$52,590
- -

Compare Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of middle school special education teachers in eight 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 middle school special education teacher occupations is the vocational rehabilitation services industry with an annual salary $71,220. The lowest paying industry is the other residential care facilities industry (annual salary $48,930). For detailed middle school special education teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$71,220
Social Assistance
$57,660
Individual and Family Services
$56,100
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$50,580
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$49,940
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$49,740
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$49,670
Other Residential Care Facilities
$48,930

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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