Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Minnesota

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers among 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 Secondary School Special Education Teachers in Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,590
25th Percentile Wage
$49,950
50th Percentile Wage
$62,120
75th Percentile Wage
$75,340
90th Percentile Wage
$86,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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 $86,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,120
0.32% 2.27%
2016
$61,920
1.21% -
2015
$61,170
-2.29% -
2014
$62,570
0.48% -
2013
$62,270
2.51% -
2012
$60,710
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of Minnesota ranges from $50,060 to $66,340. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Minnesota is Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $66,340. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Rochester (mean annual salary $63,040). The lowest paying area is Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$66,340
Rochester
$63,040
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$58,560
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$57,950
St Cloud
$57,670
Mankato-North Mankato
$53,630
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$50,060




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