Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Minnesota

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle school special education teachers in the state of Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of middle school special education teachers amongst Minnesota 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 Middle School Special Education Teachers in Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,050
25th Percentile Wage
$49,290
50th Percentile Wage
$63,650
75th Percentile Wage
$78,440
90th Percentile Wage
$95,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school special education teachers in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,050.

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
$63,650
4.13% 4.19%
2016
$61,020
1.02% -
2015
$60,400
-0.48% -
2014
$60,690
-6.84% -
2013
$64,840
5.95% -
2012
$60,980
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of Minnesota ranges from $45,410 to $57,580. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Minnesota is St Cloud with a median annual salary of $57,580. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $57,230). The lowest paying area is Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Cloud
$57,580
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$57,230
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$54,290
Rochester
$53,000
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$50,680
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$45,410




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