Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers amongst Mississippi cities 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 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,800
25th Percentile Wage
$37,440
50th Percentile Wage
$43,670
75th Percentile Wage
$50,460
90th Percentile Wage
$58,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,800.

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 kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Mississippi 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 kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201643,6700.69%1.63%
201543,3701.25%-
201442,830-2.17%-
201343,7601.83%-
201242,960--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Mississippi ranges from $39,450 to $47,380. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $47,380. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Pascagoula (mean annual salary $45,620). The lowest paying area is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $39,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$47,380
Pascagoula
$45,620
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$45,190
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$44,020
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$43,630
Jackson
$42,620
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$42,300
Hattiesburg
$39,450



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