Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers among Texas 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 Secondary School Special Education Teachers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,120
25th Percentile Wage
$48,670
50th Percentile Wage
$56,720
75th Percentile Wage
$64,650
90th Percentile Wage
$76,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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 $76,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,120.

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 secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,7203.67%9.34%
201554,6404.61%-
201452,1200.67%-
201351,7700.68%-
201251,420--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of Texas ranges from $45,300 to $62,600. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Texas is Corpus Christi with a median annual salary of $62,600. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $60,610). The lowest paying area is Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Corpus Christi
$62,600
Fort Worth-Arlington
$60,610
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$60,060
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$59,230
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$58,730
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$58,620
Amarillo
$57,570
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$55,410
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$52,260
El Paso
$51,240
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$50,410
Wichita Falls
$50,090
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,520
Texarkana-Texarkana
$48,270
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$48,240
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$48,050
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,450
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,370
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,190
College Station-Bryan
$46,390
Waco
$46,320
Longview
$45,470
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$45,300



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