Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers amongst Montana 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 Montana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,540
25th Percentile Wage
$41,760
50th Percentile Wage
$51,630
75th Percentile Wage
$61,850
90th Percentile Wage
$72,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,540.

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 Montana 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
201651,630-0.77%17.02%
201552,0302.34%-
201450,8105.45%-
201348,04010.82%-
201242,840--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Montana ranges from $41,610 to $54,720. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Montana is Central Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,720. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Missoula (mean annual salary $54,180). The lowest paying area is Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$54,720
Missoula
$54,180
Billings
$53,570
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$47,930
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$43,060
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$41,610


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