Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Utah

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers among Utah 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 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,650
25th Percentile Wage
$24,650
50th Percentile Wage
$35,770
75th Percentile Wage
$61,190
90th Percentile Wage
$76,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,770
-17.42% -33.80%
2016
$42,000
12.67% -
2015
$36,680
-13.93% -
2014
$41,790
-8.38% -
2013
$45,290
-5.67% -
2012
$47,860
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Utah ranges from $25,870 to $45,830. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Utah is St George with a median annual salary of $45,830. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Provo-Orem (mean annual salary $44,440). The lowest paying area is West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $25,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St George
$45,830
Provo-Orem
$44,440
Logan
$35,270
Salt Lake City
$31,270
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$29,740
Ogden-Clearfield
$28,690
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$25,870




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