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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,280
25th Percentile Wage
$38,690
50th Percentile Wage
$45,490
75th Percentile Wage
$53,680
90th Percentile Wage
$62,060

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 $62,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,280.

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 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 secondary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,4904.09%1.67%
201543,6300.44%-
201443,440-2.14%-
201344,370-0.81%-
201244,730--

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 $41,880 to $50,010. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Mississippi is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,010. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Gulfport-Biloxi (mean annual salary $48,280). The lowest paying area is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $41,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$50,010
Gulfport-Biloxi
$48,280
Pascagoula
$47,550
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$45,950
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$45,640
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$45,330
Jackson
$44,080
Hattiesburg
$41,880


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