Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,280
25th Percentile Wage
$38,200
50th Percentile Wage
$47,940
75th Percentile Wage
$70,080
90th Percentile Wage
$99,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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 $99,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,280.

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 secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,9401.31%4.88%
201547,310-7.99%-
201451,09012.35%-
201344,780-1.83%-
201245,600--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of Missouri ranges from $37,880 to $64,210. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $64,210. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $58,230). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $37,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$64,210
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$58,230
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$57,950
Kansas City
$46,520
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$44,700
Columbia
$44,560
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$43,920
Joplin
$42,840
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$42,580
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$42,020
Jefferson City
$41,390
St Joseph
$40,580
Springfield
$37,880


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