Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,850
25th Percentile Wage
$39,150
50th Percentile Wage
$50,920
75th Percentile Wage
$62,170
90th Percentile Wage
$74,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,850.

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 Wisconsin 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
201650,920-1.26%-2.06%
201551,5600.47%-
201451,320-0.76%-
201351,710-0.50%-
201251,970--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $38,740 to $76,110. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Wisconsin is Wausau with a median annual salary of $76,110. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (mean annual salary $64,150). The lowest paying area is La Crosse with a median annual salary of $38,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wausau
$76,110
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$64,150
Duluth
$61,410
Lake County-Kenosha County
$59,020
Sheboygan
$57,530
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$56,950
Madison
$56,430
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$52,700
Fond du Lac
$51,800
Eau Claire
$50,520
Racine
$49,150
Appleton
$49,120
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$49,090
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$47,620
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$47,380
Green Bay
$47,130
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$45,680
La Crosse
$38,740


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