Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Rhode Island are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers amongst Rhode Island 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Rhode Island

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,420
25th Percentile Wage
$55,980
50th Percentile Wage
$69,500
75th Percentile Wage
$77,330
90th Percentile Wage
$83,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,420.

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 Rhode Island 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
201669,500-2.12%-0.23%
201570,9701.44%-
201469,950-2.09%-
201371,4102.45%-
201269,660--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Rhode Island cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Rhode Island ranges from $69,310 to $71,440. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Rhode Island is Norwich-New London with a median annual salary of $71,440. The lowest paying area is Providence-Fall River-Warwick with a median annual salary of $69,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Norwich-New London
$71,440
Providence-Fall River-Warwick
$69,310


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