Preschool Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool special education teachers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool special education teachers amongst Louisiana 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 Preschool Special Education Teachers in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,430
25th Percentile Wage
$44,190
50th Percentile Wage
$48,780
75th Percentile Wage
$55,380
90th Percentile Wage
$62,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool 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 $62,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,780
1.27% 3.69%
2016
$48,160
-0.15% -
2015
$48,230
-1.37% -
2014
$48,890
2.07% -
2013
$47,880
1.88% -
2012
$46,980
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Preschool Special Education Teachers in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool special education teachers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool special education teachers in state of Louisiana ranges from $44,240 to $50,560. The highest paying area for preschool special education teachers in Louisiana is Monroe with a median annual salary of $50,560. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $50,510). The lowest paying area is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Monroe
$50,560
Baton Rouge
$50,510
Lafayette
$49,580
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$49,580
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$49,150
Shreveport-Bossier City
$48,960
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$46,760
Lake Charles
$45,040
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$44,240




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