Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,440
25th Percentile Wage
$48,940
50th Percentile Wage
$62,870
75th Percentile Wage
$79,190
90th Percentile Wage
$98,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,440.

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 Virginia 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
201662,8704.55%14.01%
201560,0105.10%-
201456,9505.74%-
201353,680-0.71%-
201254,060--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Virginia ranges from $45,740 to $58,830. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $58,830. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Richmond (mean annual salary $57,850). The lowest paying area is Lynchburg with a median annual salary of $45,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$58,830
Richmond
$57,850
Charlottesville
$54,520
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$53,820
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$52,490
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$51,540
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$49,990
Roanoke
$48,350
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$48,210
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$46,560
Lynchburg
$45,740


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