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 amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,690
25th Percentile Wage
$39,180
50th Percentile Wage
$49,640
75th Percentile Wage
$61,040
90th Percentile Wage
$72,860

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 $72,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,640
3.91% -0.16%
2016
$47,700
-2.85% -
2015
$49,060
-2.79% -
2014
$50,430
-0.24% -
2013
$50,550
1.64% -
2012
$49,720
- -

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 $39,420 to $59,310. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Indiana is Terre Haute with a median annual salary of $59,310. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Bloomington (mean annual salary $57,050). The lowest paying area is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Terre Haute
$59,310
Bloomington
$57,050
Lafayette
$53,660
Indianapolis-Carmel
$52,520
Gary
$49,630
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$48,610
Elkhart-Goshen
$47,990
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$46,820
Fort Wayne
$46,780
Kokomo
$46,010
Muncie
$45,150
Anderson
$44,980
Michigan City-La Porte
$43,840
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$39,420




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