How much does a Special Education Teacher make in the United States? The average Special Education Teacher salary in the United States is $56,662 as of October 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $43,991 and $69,322. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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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 needs of individual students. Being a Special Education Teacher evaluates and monitors student's performance and may implement therapeutic programs for students. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Special Education Teacher typically reports to the principal. The Special Education Teacher gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Special Education Teacher typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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