The annual and hourly salary statistics of middle school special education teachers in Springfield, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of middle school special education teachers in Springfield is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$32,800|
|25th Percentile Wage||$35,140|
|50th Percentile Wage||$39,040|
|75th Percentile Wage||$70,450|
|90th Percentile Wage||$84,350|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school special education teachers in Springfield, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $84,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,800.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of middle school special education teachers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $39,040, Springfield is the lowest paying city for middle school special education teachers in state of Missouri, following city of St Louis (median annual salary of $55,490). Compared with the highest paying city St Louis, the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in Springfield is 29.6 percent (29.6%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|St Louis|| |
|Kansas City|| |
|Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area|| |
|North Missouri nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area|| |
|St Joseph|| |
|Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Cape Girardeau-Jackson|| |