Special Education Teacher salary in California

Average salary
$53,500/yr
Based on 1,379 income tax records
$21,500
$89,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$21,500
$89,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

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

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Special Education Teachers make?
The average total salary for a Special Education Teacher is $53,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,379 TurboTax users who reported their job as Special Education Teacher and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Special Education Teacher salary can vary between $21,500 to $89,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Special Education Teacher salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Riverside, CA
13 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$51K – $78K
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Long Beach, CA
16 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$52K – $70K
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San Francisco, CA
26 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$55K – $70K
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San Jose, CA
43 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$51K – $70K
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Oakland, CA
28 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$49K – $62K
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Fresno, CA
36 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$44K – $67K
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Bakersfield, CA
26 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$49K – $63K
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Oceanside, CA
12 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$43K – $60K
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Escondido, CA
11 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$47K – $55K
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Santa Rosa, CA
13 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$47K – $61K
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Los Angeles, CA
35 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$34K – $60K
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Stockton, CA
15 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$32K – $55K
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San Diego, CA
82 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$41K – $62K
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Modesto, CA
11 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$43K – $56K
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Sacramento, CA
37 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$43K – $58K
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El Cajon, CA
13 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$30K – $61K
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Clovis, CA
12 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$42K – $59K
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Petaluma, CA
10 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$36K – $50K

Special Education Teacher salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Fresno Unified School District, California
13 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$57K – $85K
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Palo Alto Usd, California
39 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$55K – $80K
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Riverside Unified School District, California
37 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$56K – $77K
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Oakland Unified School District, California
13 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$52K – $63K
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San Francisco Unified School District, California
21 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$53K – $66K
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Santa Barbara City College, California
10 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$47K – $62K
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Los Angeles Unified School District, California
43 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$30K – $62K
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San Diego Unified School District, California
29 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$47K – $61K
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Clovis Unified School District, California
10 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$39K – $47K
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Elk Grove Unified School District, California
14 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$42K – $47K

Special Education Teacher demographics in California

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65% are single
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35% are married
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36% have kids
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36% own a home

Special Education Teacher salaries by age in California

$0
$16,500
$33,000
$49,500
$66,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Special Education Teachers in California

1,379 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a special education teacher in California is $53,500 per year. Special education teacher salaries in California can vary between $21,500 to $89,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,379 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 California: Fresno Unified School District ($72,000 a year), Palo Alto Usd ($69,000 a year), and Riverside Unified School District ($63,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for special education teachers in California: Riverside, CA ($70,500 a year), Long Beach, CA ($65,500 a year), and San Francisco, CA ($60,500 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.