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Special Education Teacher salary in the United States

Average salary
$44,500/yr
Based on 8,004 income tax records
$19,500
$75,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$19,500
$75,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Special Education Teacher in the United States is $44,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 8,004 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Special Education Teacher salaries in the United States can vary between $19,500 to $75,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Special Education Teacher salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
43 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$50K – $66K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
126 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$41K – $67K
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New York Metro Area, NY
383 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$46K – $67K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
122 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$43K – $70K
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Bridgeport Metro Area, CT
31 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$46K – $69K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
90 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$38K – $66K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
180 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$37K – $64K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
248 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$42K – $61K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
55 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$45K – $62K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
87 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$38K – $67K
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New Haven Metro Area, CT
44 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$45K – $58K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
50 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$42K – $58K
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Fresno Metro Area, CA
31 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$41K – $69K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
227 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$39K – $58K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
220 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$43K – $58K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
39 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$43K – $54K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
37 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$43K – $55K
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Rochester Metro Area, NY
40 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$44K – $55K
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Buffalo Metro Area, NY
30 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$46K – $57K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
108 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$34K – $59K
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
34 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$40K – $53K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
376 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$40K – $57K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
135 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$37K – $51K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
72 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$36K – $51K
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Urban Honolulu Metro Area, HI
35 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$33K – $54K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
76 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$33K – $58K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
51 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$41K – $51K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
161 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$33K – $50K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
180 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$37K – $55K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
127 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$34K – $53K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
84 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$36K – $47K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
118 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$38K – $50K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
64 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$39K – $47K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
157 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$32K – $47K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
140 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$34K – $49K
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Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK
37 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$37K – $46K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
30 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$36K – $47K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
44 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$38K – $45K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
33 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$37K – $45K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
64 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$38K – $47K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
80 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$36K – $47K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
42 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$38K – $48K
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Tulsa Metro Area, OK
31 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$34K – $44K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
63 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$35K – $45K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
63 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$33K – $45K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
51 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$28K – $45K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
82 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$30K – $43K
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Madison Metro Area, WI
49 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$29K – $44K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
40 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$29K – $42K
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Portland Metro Area, ME
54 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$29K – $45K

Special Education Teacher salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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The City Of New York, Nassau County, NY
11 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$62K – $81K
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Palo Alto Usd, Santa Clara County, CA
17 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$54K – $77K
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Riverside Unified School District, Riverside County, CA
24 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$52K – $75K
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Seattle School District, King County, WA
19 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$44K – $67K
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Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax County, VA
24 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$48K – $60K
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Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery County, MD
12 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$47K – $58K
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Chicago Public Schools, Cook County, IL
73 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$37K – $59K
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State Of Delaware, New Castle County, DE
10 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$40K – $57K
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Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, Harris County, TX
12 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$48K – $51K
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Loudoun County Public Schools, Loudoun County, VA
17 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$40K – $55K
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Minneapolis Public Schools, Hennepin County, MN
10 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$44K – $61K
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San Diego Unified School District, San Diego County, CA
18 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$42K – $60K
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Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Anne Arundel County, MD
10 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$45K – $60K
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Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles County, CA
24 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$30K – $59K
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State Of Hawaii, Honolulu County, HI
26 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$36K – $53K
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Northside Isd, Bexar County, TX
13 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$46K – $51K
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Baltimore County Public Schools, Baltimore County, MD
17 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$27K – $50K
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Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore County, MD
11 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$44K – $50K
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Clark County School District, Clark County, NV
41 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$42K – $50K
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Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach County, VA
10 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$44K – $48K
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The School District Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
13 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$19K – $55K
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Austin Independent School District, Travis County, TX
10 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$40K – $47K
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Metro Nashville Public Schools, Davidson County, TN
12 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$38K – $46K
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Gwinnett County Public Schools, Gwinnett County, GA
17 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$37K – $43K
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Madison Metropolitan School District, Dane County, WI
14 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$24K – $45K
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Special School District, St. Louis County, MO
20 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$38K – $45K
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Milwaukee Public Schools, Milwaukee County, WI
17 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$39K – $54K
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Wake County Public School System, Wake County, NC
10 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$38K – $47K
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North East Independent School District, Bernalillo County, NM
19 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$31K – $48K

Special Education Teacher demographics in the United States

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62% are single
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38% are married
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38% have kids
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42% own a home

Special Education Teacher salaries by age

$0
$12,750
$25,500
$38,250
$51,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Special Education Teachers in the United States

8,004 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a special education teacher in the United States is $44,500 per year. Special education teacher salaries in the United States can vary between $19,500 to $75,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 8,004 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as special education teacher.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for special education teachers in the United States: The City of New York ($71,500 a year), Palo Alto Usd ($65,500 a year), and Riverside Unified School District ($64,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for special education teachers in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($58,000 a year), Seattle Metro Area, WA ($57,000 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($57,000 a year).
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**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.