Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary school special education teachers in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of secondary school special education teachers amongst West 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 West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,470
25th Percentile Wage
$35,910
50th Percentile Wage
$43,510
75th Percentile Wage
$50,200
90th Percentile Wage
$58,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary school special education teachers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,470.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,510
-5.13% 3.03%
2016
$45,740
1.09% -
2015
$45,240
3.82% -
2014
$43,510
4.27% -
2013
$41,650
-1.30% -
2012
$42,190
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of West Virginia ranges from $43,900 to $70,880. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $70,880. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Cumberland (mean annual salary $69,710). The lowest paying area is Steubenville-Weirton with a median annual salary of $43,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$70,880
Cumberland
$69,710
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$55,120
Winchester
$50,430
Wheeling
$48,620
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$48,110
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$45,510
Huntington-Ashland
$44,560
Charleston
$44,190
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$43,960
Steubenville-Weirton
$43,900




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