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

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

Average Annual Salary of Secondary School Special Education Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,890
25th Percentile Wage
$48,150
50th Percentile Wage
$60,710
75th Percentile Wage
$74,020
90th Percentile Wage
$95,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary school 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) secondary school special education teachers is $95,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid secondary school special education teachers is $37,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of secondary school special education teachers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,710
2.44% 8.33%
2016
$59,230
5.77% -
2015
$55,810
-0.54% -
2014
$56,110
1.28% -
2013
$55,390
-0.47% -
2012
$55,650
- -

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

The average salaries of secondary school special education teachers in six 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 secondary school special education teacher occupations is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $61,470. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $60,700). For detailed secondary school special education teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$61,470
State government, including schools and hospitals
$60,980
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$60,820
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$60,810
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$60,710
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$60,700

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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