Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers amongst New York 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 New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,560
25th Percentile Wage
$59,340
50th Percentile Wage
$75,980
75th Percentile Wage
$100,460
90th Percentile Wage
$125,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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 $125,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,560.

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 New York 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
201675,9800.20%3.54%
201575,8303.24%-
201473,3701.34%-
201372,390-1.24%-
201273,290--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of New York ranges from $55,910 to $98,670. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $98,670. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Kingston (mean annual salary $83,910). The lowest paying area is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $55,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$98,670
Kingston
$83,910
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$80,610
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$77,720
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$74,400
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$71,540
Syracuse
$70,000
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$67,560
Rochester
$62,190
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$61,700
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$61,140
Glens Falls
$60,480
Utica-Rome
$60,240
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$59,850
Binghamton
$58,950
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$58,280
Ithaca
$55,910


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