Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Kansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers among Kansas cities 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 Kansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,220
25th Percentile Wage
$43,890
50th Percentile Wage
$51,050
75th Percentile Wage
$60,050
90th Percentile Wage
$69,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,220.

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
$51,050
-3.45% 8.50%
2016
$52,810
4.62% -
2015
$50,370
3.32% -
2014
$48,700
3.47% -
2013
$47,010
0.64% -
2012
$46,710
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Kansas ranges from $46,630 to $55,580. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Kansas is Wichita with a median annual salary of $55,580. The second highest paying city/area in Kansas State is Kansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $52,310). The lowest paying area is Topeka with a median annual salary of $46,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wichita
$55,580
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$52,310
Lawrence
$49,320
Topeka
$46,630




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