Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Oklahoma

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Oklahoma are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers amongst Oklahoma 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 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Oklahoma

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,170
25th Percentile Wage
$34,870
50th Percentile Wage
$39,390
75th Percentile Wage
$47,210
90th Percentile Wage
$55,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $55,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,170.

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 kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Oklahoma 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 kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201639,390-2.59%-5.38%
201540,410-0.54%-
201440,630-2.93%-
201341,8200.74%-
201241,510--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Oklahoma Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Oklahoma cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Oklahoma ranges from $38,470 to $45,390. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Oklahoma is Fort Smith with a median annual salary of $45,390. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Lawton (mean annual salary $42,910). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Smith
$45,390
Lawton
$42,910
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$40,780
Tulsa
$39,700
Oklahoma City
$38,900
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$38,740
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$38,710
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$38,470


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