Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Oklahoma

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle 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 middle school special education teachers among Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,970
25th Percentile Wage
$36,210
50th Percentile Wage
$42,080
75th Percentile Wage
$49,090
90th Percentile Wage
$57,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle 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 $57,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,970.

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
$42,080
0.21% 0.17%
2016
$41,990
-2.52% -
2015
$43,050
3.60% -
2014
$41,500
-2.53% -
2013
$42,550
1.27% -
2012
$42,010
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some Oklahoma cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of Oklahoma ranges from $39,150 to $51,480. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Oklahoma is Fort Smith with a median annual salary of $51,480. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $44,250). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Smith
$51,480
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$44,250
Oklahoma City
$44,130
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$42,550
Tulsa
$40,630
Lawton
$40,490
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$39,570
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$39,150




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