Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle school special education teachers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of middle school special education teachers among Texas 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 Middle School Special Education Teachers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,770
25th Percentile Wage
$48,310
50th Percentile Wage
$55,790
75th Percentile Wage
$62,920
90th Percentile Wage
$74,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school special education teachers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,770.

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 middle school special education teachers in Texas 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 middle school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,7903.32%11.51%
201553,9406.58%-
201450,390-0.08%-
201350,4302.10%-
201249,370--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of Texas ranges from $44,730 to $63,460. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Texas is Corpus Christi with a median annual salary of $63,460. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $59,980). The lowest paying area is Lubbock with a median annual salary of $44,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Corpus Christi
$63,460
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$59,980
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$58,490
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$57,290
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$56,870
Fort Worth-Arlington
$54,760
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$51,810
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$51,210
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$50,970
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,530
Waco
$49,180
El Paso
$48,920
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,750
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,160
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$47,050
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,740
College Station-Bryan
$46,520
Longview
$46,480
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,230
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$45,810
Lubbock
$44,730



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