Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle 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 middle school special education teachers among Mississippi 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 Middle School Special Education Teachers in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,790
25th Percentile Wage
$39,410
50th Percentile Wage
$46,130
75th Percentile Wage
$54,030
90th Percentile Wage
$62,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle 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 $62,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,130
6.07% 7.22%
2016
$43,330
3.00% -
2015
$42,030
1.64% -
2014
$41,340
-2.61% -
2013
$42,420
-0.90% -
2012
$42,800
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of Mississippi ranges from $42,810 to $46,260. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Mississippi is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $46,260. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $46,050). The lowest paying area is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hattiesburg
$46,260
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$46,050
Gulfport-Biloxi
$45,850
Jackson
$45,490
Pascagoula
$43,880
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$43,500
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$43,320
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$42,810




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