How Much Do Kindergarten Special Ed Teachers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Kindergarten School Special Ed Teacherss

Kindergarten School Special Ed Teacherss teach elementary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

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  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$64790 per year

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$41,020 to $48,860 per year

Entry-level Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $41,020 to $48,860 per year. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $* $98,480
Senior (Top 25%) $* $77,580
Middle (Mid 50%) $* $60,620
Junior (Bottom 25%) $* $48,860
No experience (Bottom 10%) $* $41,020

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
OR $* $79,070
NY $* $78,710
CT $* $78,090
CA $* $78,070
DC $* $77,540
MA $* $77,470
AK $* $76,310
RI $* $75,350
MD $* $73,900
NJ $* $73,010

* Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers are generally paid on an annual basis not hourly.

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like OR doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at OR might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Kindergarten Special Ed Teachers are in the states of OR, NY, CT, CA and DC.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Individual and Family Services $84510 $*
Educational Support Services $80670 $*
State Government $74050 $*
Offices of Other Health Practitioners $65890 $*
Elementary and Secondary Schools $64690 $*
Social Advocacy Organizations $63910 $*
Other Schools and Instruction $61450 $*
Other Residential Care Facilities $59100 $*
Local Government $57770 $*
Child Day Care Services $53000 $*
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $52450 $*
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities $52340 $*
Vocational Rehabilitation Services $ $*

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