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 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 Secondary School Special Education Teachers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,890
25th Percentile Wage
$50,860
50th Percentile Wage
$58,500
75th Percentile Wage
$66,980
90th Percentile Wage
$78,630

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 $78,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of secondary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,500
3.04% 12.10%
2016
$56,720
3.67% -
2015
$54,640
4.61% -
2014
$52,120
0.67% -
2013
$51,770
0.68% -
2012
$51,420
- -

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 $45,240 to $66,780. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Texas is Laredo with a median annual salary of $66,780. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Sherman-Denison (mean annual salary $66,660). The lowest paying area is San Angelo with a median annual salary of $45,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Laredo
$66,780
Sherman-Denison
$66,660
Corpus Christi
$63,190
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$61,600
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$61,430
El Paso
$61,290
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$60,290
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$59,690
Amarillo
$58,720
Brownsville-Harlingen
$57,960
Fort Worth-Arlington
$57,760
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$57,690
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$57,080
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$54,060
Wichita Falls
$52,660
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$51,990
Midland
$50,830
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,740
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,710
Texarkana-Texarkana
$48,770
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$48,370
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$48,340
College Station-Bryan
$48,300
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,830
Waco
$47,830
Longview
$47,760
Tyler
$47,610
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,460
Lubbock
$47,280
Abilene
$46,900
Victoria
$46,400
San Angelo
$45,240




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