Special Education Teacher Salary

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The average yearly salary for Special Education Teacher is $39,100. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Special Education Teacher, you could expect a starting pay rate of $32,200 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $46,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Special Education Teacher Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Special Education Teacher Salary

$31,280 - $46,920

Starting Yearly Special Education Teacher Salary

$25,760 - $38,640

Top Yearly Special Education Teacher Salary

$36,800 - $55,200

Monthly Special Education Teacher Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Special Education Teacher Salary

$2,607 - $3,910

Starting Monthly Special Education Teacher Salary

$2,147 - $3,220

Top Monthly Special Education Teacher Salary

$3,067 - $4,600

Hourly Special Education Teacher Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Special Education Teacher Salary

$14 - $21

Starting Hourly Special Education Teacher Salary

$12 - $17

Top Hourly Special Education Teacher Salary

$16 - $25


Special Education Teacher Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Special Education Teacher age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Special Education Teacher are male in the United States, and 51% of the Special Education Teacher are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Special Education Teacher


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