Preschool Special Education Teacher Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of preschool special education teachers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare preschool special education teacher salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Preschool Special Education Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,430
25th Percentile Wage
$39,040
50th Percentile Wage
$54,120
75th Percentile Wage
$72,890
90th Percentile Wage
$88,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool special education teachers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $88,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool special education teachers is $32,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of preschool special education teachers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,1206.78%8.17%
201550,4504.78%-
201448,040-0.48%-
201348,270-2.96%-
201249,700--

Compare Preschool Special Education Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of preschool special education teachers in four industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 local government, including schools and hospitals industry with an annual salary $54,840. The lowest paying industry is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $53,760). For detailed preschool special education teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$54,840
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$54,730
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$54,120
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$53,760

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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