Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers among Louisiana 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,400
25th Percentile Wage
$43,500
50th Percentile Wage
$48,470
75th Percentile Wage
$55,550
90th Percentile Wage
$61,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,400.

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 Louisiana 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
201648,4701.26%0.35%
201547,8603.18%-
201446,3400.47%-
201346,120-4.73%-
201248,300--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Louisiana ranges from $42,720 to $51,630. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Louisiana is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $51,630. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $50,020). The lowest paying area is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Shreveport-Bossier City
$51,630
Baton Rouge
$50,020
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$49,960
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$47,440
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$45,250
Alexandria
$44,150
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$42,720


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