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 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 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,390
25th Percentile Wage
$27,370
50th Percentile Wage
$42,000
75th Percentile Wage
$59,330
90th Percentile Wage
$75,360

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 $75,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,390.

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 Utah 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
201642,00012.67%-13.95%
201536,680-13.93%-
201441,790-8.38%-
201345,290-5.67%-
201247,860--

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 $43,210). 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
$43,210
Salt Lake City
$42,290
Ogden-Clearfield
$40,720
Logan
$32,990
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$29,740
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$25,870


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