Special Education Teacher salary in Tennessee

Average salary
Based on 295 income tax records
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How much do Special Education Teachers make?
The average total salary for a Special Education Teacher is $42,500 per year. This is based on data from 295 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Special Education Teacher and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Special Education Teacher salary can vary between $19,000 to $61,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Special Education Teacher salary by company

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Metro Nashville Public Schools, Tennessee
27 income tax records
$23K – $61K
Shelby County Schools, Tennessee
12 income tax records
$28K – $63K
Rutherford Co Board Of Educ, Tennessee
18 income tax records
$19K – $52K
Williamson County Schools, Tennessee
16 income tax records
$17K – $47K
Knox County Schools, Tennessee
21 income tax records
$32K – $49K
Sumner County Board Of Education, Tennessee
14 income tax records
$34K – $51K

Special Education Teacher demographics in Tennessee

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57% are single
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43% are married
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37% have kids
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51% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Special Education Teachers in Tennessee

295 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a special education teacher in Tennessee is $42,500 per year. Special education teacher salaries in Tennessee can vary between $19,000 to $61,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 295 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 Tennessee: Metro Nashville Public Schools ($50,000 a year), Shelby County Schools ($45,000 a year), and Rutherford Co Board of Educ ($42,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for special education teachers in Tennessee: Nashville, TN ($45,500 a year), Memphis, TN ($45,000 a year), and Knoxville, TN ($40,500 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.