Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle 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 middle 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,810
25th Percentile Wage
$40,440
50th Percentile Wage
$51,850
75th Percentile Wage
$61,670
90th Percentile Wage
$74,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle 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 $74,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,850
-0.08% 10.97%
2016
$51,890
6.38% -
2015
$48,580
-0.84% -
2014
$48,990
3.08% -
2013
$47,480
2.78% -
2012
$46,160
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in Maine Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of Maine ranges from $45,010 to $55,160. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Maine is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,160. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Bangor (mean annual salary $55,120). The lowest paying area is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$55,160
Bangor
$55,120
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$52,580
Lewiston-Auburn
$51,520
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$45,010




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