Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers among 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 Secondary School Special Education Teachers in Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,670
25th Percentile Wage
$49,090
50th Percentile Wage
$62,750
75th Percentile Wage
$83,920
90th Percentile Wage
$104,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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 $104,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,670.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$62,750
6.20% 11.90%
2015
$58,860
5.23% -
2014
$55,780
2.44% -
2013
$54,420
-1.58% -
2012
$55,280
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of Virginia ranges from $42,830 to $69,690. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $69,690. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Charlottesville (mean annual salary $59,470). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $42,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$69,690
Charlottesville
$59,470
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$53,040
Richmond
$52,790
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$50,770
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$50,570
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$50,470
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$49,600
Roanoke
$48,580
Lynchburg
$47,500
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$46,870
Danville
$42,830




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