Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle 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 middle school special education teachers amongst Virginia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,680
25th Percentile Wage
$53,250
50th Percentile Wage
$71,380
75th Percentile Wage
$92,000
90th Percentile Wage
$114,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle 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 $114,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,380
10.77% 21.48%
2016
$63,690
5.75% -
2015
$60,030
4.96% -
2014
$57,050
2.02% -
2013
$55,900
-0.27% -
2012
$56,050
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of Virginia ranges from $43,930 to $70,070. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $70,070. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Charlottesville (mean annual salary $64,000). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $43,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$70,070
Charlottesville
$64,000
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$57,880
Richmond
$55,490
Roanoke
$51,570
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$50,410
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$50,090
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$49,920
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$47,200
Lynchburg
$47,120
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$46,390
Danville
$43,930




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