Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Maine

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,360
25th Percentile Wage
$39,550
50th Percentile Wage
$51,480
75th Percentile Wage
$61,120
90th Percentile Wage
$70,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,360.

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 Maine 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
201651,4800.51%7.44%
201551,2203.30%-
201449,5301.72%-
201348,6802.12%-
201247,650--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Maine ranges from $37,640 to $55,130. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Maine is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $55,130. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $53,520). The lowest paying area is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$55,130
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$53,520
Lewiston-Auburn
$48,400
Bangor
$45,300
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$37,640


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