Special Education Assistant salary in the United States

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Based on 1,218 income tax records
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How much do Special Education Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Special Education Assistant is $24,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,218 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Special Education Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Special Education Assistant salary can vary between $16,000 to $43,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Special Education Assistant salary by company

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Salary range**
Chicago Public Schools, Cook County, IL
54 income tax records
$21K – $52K
Stockton Unified School District, San Joaquin County, CA
14 income tax records
$24K – $34K
Mt Diablo Unified School District, Contra Costa County, CA
13 income tax records
$19K – $34K
Riverside Unified School District, Riverside County, CA
18 income tax records
$21K – $32K
Minneapolis Public Schools, Hennepin County, MN
35 income tax records
$18K – $33K
The School District Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
73 income tax records
$17K – $31K
Frederick County Public Schools, Frederick County, MD
11 income tax records
$16K – $30K
Madison Metropolitan School District, Dane County, WI
19 income tax records
$17K – $28K
San Diego Unified School District, San Diego County, CA
13 income tax records
$15K – $23K

Special Education Assistant demographics in United States

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71% are single
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29% are married
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40% have kids
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32% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Special Education Assistants in United States

1,218 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a special education assistant in the United States is $24,500 per year. Special education assistant salaries in the United States can vary between $16,000 to $43,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,218 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as special education assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for special education assistants in the United States: Chicago Public Schools ($39,000 a year), Stockton Unified School District ($30,000 a year), and Los Angeles Unified School District ($28,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for special education assistants in the United States: Chicago Metro Area, IL ($37,500 a year), Stockton Metro Area, CA ($31,500 a year), and Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($28,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.