Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers among Indiana areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,200
25th Percentile Wage
$37,760
50th Percentile Wage
$47,700
75th Percentile Wage
$59,360
90th Percentile Wage
$70,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,200.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,700-2.85%-4.23%
201549,060-2.79%-
201450,430-0.24%-
201350,5501.64%-
201249,720--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Indiana ranges from $38,500 to $59,740. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Indiana is Terre Haute with a median annual salary of $59,740. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Bloomington (mean annual salary $55,920). The lowest paying area is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Terre Haute
$59,740
Bloomington
$55,920
Lafayette
$53,660
Indianapolis-Carmel
$48,940
Gary
$48,240
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$47,330
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$46,630
Kokomo
$46,010
Fort Wayne
$45,540
Anderson
$44,980
Michigan City-La Porte
$43,840
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$38,500


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