Preschool Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Maine

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,000
25th Percentile Wage
$27,800
50th Percentile Wage
$33,110
75th Percentile Wage
$39,570
90th Percentile Wage
$51,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool 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 $51,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,000.

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 preschool 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 preschool special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201633,1101.90%-7.46%
201532,4803.69%-
201431,280-6.97%-
201333,460-6.34%-
201235,580--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool special education teachers in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool special education teachers in state of Maine ranges from $30,330 to $37,110. The highest paying area for preschool special education teachers in Maine is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,110. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford (mean annual salary $34,630). The lowest paying area is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$37,110
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$34,630
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$30,330


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