How much does a Special Education Teacher make in New York, NY? The average Special Education Teacher salary in New York, NY is $70,637 as of December 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $55,684 and $92,511. 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. 

Recently searched related titles: Associate Professor Of Acting And Voice, Contract Program Security Officer, IT Advisory Associate

Jobs with a similar salary range to Special Education Teacher : New Graduate Rn, Mro Specialist, Unity Game Developer

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $55,684 10% $42,070 90% $112,426 75% $92,511 $70,637 50%(Median)
Change Search Criteria
Check out Special Education Teacher jobs in New York, New York

Special Education Teacher

TGC Search - New York, NY

Lead Special Education Teacher

Scion Staffing - New York, NY

Special Education Teacher - Whitestone Day School

QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community) - New York, NY

Special Education Itinerant Teacher (SEIT)

Aim High Children's Services - New York, NY

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

Employers: Job Description Management Tool

See user submitted job responsibilities for Special Education Teacher.

Job Openings for Special Education Teacher in New York, NY
Those that have already made the climb...
Mary Lou Burke Afonso, Chief Operating Officer, North America Center Operations
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides child care and early education, back-up care, and educational advisory services for employers and families. The company operates through three segments: Full Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Care, and Educational Advisory Services. The Full Service Center-Based Chi... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2021
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 5.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Special Education Teacher, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Special Education Teacher in New York, NY. The base salary for Special Education Teacher ranges from $55,684 to $92,511 with the average base salary of $70,637. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $55,684 to $92,511 with the average total cash compensation of $70,637.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.



Step 3 of 3

How much should you be paid?

About New York, New York    The City of New York, usually called either New York City (NYC) or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estim....More

New York, New York  area prices were up 1.6% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in New York, New York

Special Education Teacher Salary in popular cities: BuffaloRochesterYonkers

Skills associated with Special Education Teacher: Develop Lesson Plans, Pedagogy Best Practices, Student Information Systems (SIS), Child Psychology ...More

Recently searched related titles: Special Needs Assistant, Special Education Preschool Teacher, Special Education Coordinator

Recently searched companies with related titles : Lausd Special Education Trainee

Salary estimation for Special Education Teacher at companies like : BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLTN

Jobs with a similar salary range to Special Education Teacher : Stability Coordinator, Document Review Attorney, Entry Level Engineer