How much does a Special Education Teacher make in the United States? The average Special Education Teacher salary in the United States is $61,765 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $48,687 and $80,885. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Special Education Teacher Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Special Education Teacher Salary $36,780 US September 25, 2023
25th Percentile Special Education Teacher Salary $48,687 US September 25, 2023
50th Percentile Special Education Teacher Salary $61,765 US September 25, 2023
75th Percentile Special Education Teacher Salary $80,885 US September 25, 2023
90th Percentile Special Education Teacher Salary $98,293 US September 25, 2023
25% $48,687 10% $36,780 90% $98,293 75% $80,885 $61,765 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Special Education Teacher

Special Education Teacher instructs special education students in a classroom setting. Prepares lesson plans and instructional materials designed to meet the needs of individual students. Being a Special Education Teacher develops individualized education plans, and evaluates and monitors students' performance. Resolves classroom issues and conflicts. Additionally, Special Education Teacher may provide behavioral consultation or implement therapeutic programs for students. May mentor teaching aides. Requires a bachelor's degree. May require state-specific special education teaching license. Typically requires Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Typically reports to a principal. The Special Education Teacher occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Special Education Teacher typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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