Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle 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 middle school special education teachers amongst Indiana metropolitan 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 Middle School Special Education Teachers in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,570
25th Percentile Wage
$39,530
50th Percentile Wage
$49,910
75th Percentile Wage
$61,070
90th Percentile Wage
$72,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle 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 $72,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,570.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,910
0.44% -2.91%
2016
$49,690
-2.90% -
2015
$51,130
-3.42% -
2014
$52,880
-0.61% -
2013
$53,200
3.46% -
2012
$51,360
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of Indiana ranges from $34,080 to $62,460. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Indiana is Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,460. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $53,090). The lowest paying area is Muncie with a median annual salary of $34,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$62,460
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$53,090
Kokomo
$52,020
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$51,830
Fort Wayne
$51,340
Michigan City-La Porte
$49,860
Gary
$49,670
Indianapolis-Carmel
$49,400
Elkhart-Goshen
$49,250
Bloomington
$48,800
Terre Haute
$39,590
Muncie
$34,080




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