Preschool Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool special education teachers in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool special education teachers amongst Missouri 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 Preschool Special Education Teachers in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,140
25th Percentile Wage
$20,930
50th Percentile Wage
$31,460
75th Percentile Wage
$48,430
90th Percentile Wage
$72,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool 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 $72,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$31,460
-15.38% -29.34%
2016
$36,300
-30.47% -
2015
$47,360
14.21% -
2014
$40,630
13.76% -
2013
$35,040
-16.12% -
2012
$40,690
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool special education teachers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool special education teachers in state of Missouri ranges from $23,400 to $51,230. The highest paying area for preschool special education teachers in Missouri is Kansas City with a median annual salary of $51,230. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers (mean annual salary $48,820). The lowest paying area is St Louis with a median annual salary of $23,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
$51,230
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$48,820
St Louis
$23,400




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