Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle school special education teachers in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of middle school special education teachers among Missouri 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,890
25th Percentile Wage
$40,400
50th Percentile Wage
$52,260
75th Percentile Wage
$65,800
90th Percentile Wage
$79,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school special education teachers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,890.

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 middle school special education teachers in Missouri 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 middle school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,2604.69%7.00%
201549,810-5.28%-
201452,4400.48%-
201352,1906.88%-
201248,600--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of Missouri ranges from $39,370 to $63,870. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Missouri is Springfield with a median annual salary of $63,870. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers (mean annual salary $57,140). The lowest paying area is Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$63,870
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$57,140
St Louis
$56,490
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$50,230
Joplin
$50,080
Kansas City
$49,360
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$48,650
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$47,770
St Joseph
$40,340
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$39,370


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