Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Maryland

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Maryland are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers among Maryland 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 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Maryland

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,290
25th Percentile Wage
$45,090
50th Percentile Wage
$56,620
75th Percentile Wage
$74,860
90th Percentile Wage
$94,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,290.

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
$56,620
8.87% -5.12%
2016
$51,600
-3.55% -
2015
$53,430
5.24% -
2014
$50,630
-14.26% -
2013
$57,850
-2.89% -
2012
$59,520
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Maryland cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Maryland ranges from $47,260 to $59,840. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Maryland is Salisbury with a median annual salary of $59,840. The second highest paying city/area in Maryland State is Baltimore-Towson (mean annual salary $56,680). The lowest paying area is Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salisbury
$59,840
Baltimore-Towson
$56,680
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick
$52,090
Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area
$47,260




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