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 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 New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,740
25th Percentile Wage
$60,040
50th Percentile Wage
$77,100
75th Percentile Wage
$102,680
90th Percentile Wage
$127,390

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 $127,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,740.

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
$77,100
1.45% 4.94%
2016
$75,980
0.20% -
2015
$75,830
3.24% -
2014
$73,370
1.34% -
2013
$72,390
-1.24% -
2012
$73,290
- -

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 $56,770 to $100,050. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $100,050. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Kingston (mean annual salary $85,560). The lowest paying area is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $56,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$100,050
Kingston
$85,560
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$80,860
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$77,720
Syracuse
$77,270
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$74,400
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$72,580
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$67,680
Elmira
$67,280
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$65,400
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$62,510
Utica-Rome
$62,340
Rochester
$62,170
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$61,750
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$61,350
Glens Falls
$60,490
Binghamton
$59,710
Ithaca
$56,770




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