Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle school special education teachers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of middle school special education teachers amongst New York 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,980
25th Percentile Wage
$60,570
50th Percentile Wage
$77,050
75th Percentile Wage
$99,150
90th Percentile Wage
$120,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school special education teachers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,980.

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
$77,050
3.80% 7.75%
2016
$74,120
-0.59% -
2015
$74,560
4.72% -
2014
$71,040
1.68% -
2013
$69,850
-1.76% -
2012
$71,080
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of New York ranges from $55,690 to $103,780. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $103,780. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown (mean annual salary $83,780). The lowest paying area is Central New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$103,780
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$83,780
Kingston
$80,700
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$76,200
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$75,610
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$70,210
Syracuse
$69,470
Utica-Rome
$67,940
Elmira
$67,190
Glens Falls
$66,800
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$64,160
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$64,060
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$63,490
Binghamton
$63,160
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$62,340
Rochester
$60,420
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$55,690




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