Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,510
25th Percentile Wage
$41,070
50th Percentile Wage
$50,770
75th Percentile Wage
$60,730
90th Percentile Wage
$72,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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 $72,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,510.

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 secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,770-2.54%-5.79%
201552,0601.17%-
201451,450-3.36%-
201353,180-1.00%-
201253,710--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $46,620 to $64,470. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Wisconsin is Duluth with a median annual salary of $64,470. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (mean annual salary $64,080). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Duluth
$64,470
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$64,080
Sheboygan
$60,020
Wausau
$59,780
Racine
$55,850
Appleton
$55,700
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$54,250
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$53,170
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$52,660
La Crosse
$52,360
Madison
$49,410
Lake County-Kenosha County
$48,870
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$48,770
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$48,330
Green Bay
$48,200
Eau Claire
$47,220
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$46,620


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