Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers among Mississippi metropolitan 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 Secondary School Special Education Teachers in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,470
25th Percentile Wage
$41,030
50th Percentile Wage
$48,100
75th Percentile Wage
$56,930
90th Percentile Wage
$63,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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 $63,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,100
5.43% 7.01%
2016
$45,490
4.09% -
2015
$43,630
0.44% -
2014
$43,440
-2.14% -
2013
$44,370
-0.81% -
2012
$44,730
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of Mississippi ranges from $45,460 to $52,720. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Mississippi is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $52,720. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $48,520). The lowest paying area is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hattiesburg
$52,720
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$48,520
Gulfport-Biloxi
$48,110
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$47,620
Pascagoula
$47,550
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$47,480
Jackson
$45,720
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$45,460




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