Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers among Washington 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 Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,080
25th Percentile Wage
$51,130
50th Percentile Wage
$61,230
75th Percentile Wage
$71,540
90th Percentile Wage
$77,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,080.

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 Washington 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
201661,2302.71%4.57%
201559,5700.96%-
201459,0000.92%-
201358,4600.05%-
201258,430--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Washington ranges from $49,550 to $71,360. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Washington is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with a median annual salary of $71,360. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Yakima (mean annual salary $65,590). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $49,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$71,360
Yakima
$65,590
Bellingham
$63,720
Bremerton-Silverdale
$63,380
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$62,380
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$62,330
Tacoma
$62,170
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$61,480
Spokane
$61,120
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$60,280
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$58,920
Olympia
$58,740
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$57,130
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$54,720
Longview
$54,560
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$51,020
Lewiston
$49,550


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