Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Joplin, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of middle school special education teachers in Joplin, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of middle school special education teachers in Joplin is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Middle School Special Education Teachers in Joplin, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,960
25th Percentile Wage
$39,880
50th Percentile Wage
$50,860
75th Percentile Wage
$62,350
90th Percentile Wage
$73,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school special education teachers in Joplin, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,960.

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
$50,860
1.53% 7.77%
2016
$50,080
15.00% -
2015
$42,570
-0.38% -
2014
$42,730
0.42% -
2013
$42,550
-10.25% -
2012
$46,910
- -

Table 3. Compare Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary in Joplin with Other Missouri Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $50,860 in Joplin is in the middle of salary range for middle school special education teachers in state of Missouri. In comparison, the annual salary of middle school special education teachers in Joplin is 8.3 percent (8.3%) lower than that in the highest paying St Louis and 23.2 percent (23.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Springfield.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$55,490
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$53,520
Kansas City
$51,210
Joplin
$50,860
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$50,210
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$47,680
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$44,060
St Joseph
$40,340
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$39,370
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$39,350
Springfield
$39,040



See also: Top paying jobs in Joplin, Missouri.