Salary for Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers

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Special education teachers working at the kindergarten and elementary school levels conduct assessments and standardized tests to determine the presence and extent of learning disabilities in children. They collaborate with other teachers, parents, and school officials to modify or create curriculum in order to meet the needs of physically or mentally handicapped children, and may focus on teaching independent living skills to the severely disabled. these professionals may create and manage individual education plans (IEPs) for students with varying needs and capabilities in the same classroom. Significant training and graduate education may be required for this position.

A Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teacher can get salaries of around 32000 - 48000 based on experience and talent. Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School usually receive an average wage of Forty Eight Thousand Nine Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School obtain the most salary in Alaska, where they can get an average salary rate of approximately $70320. People holding these jobs have the best average compensation in Educational Services, where they get average wages of $57430.

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ANNUAL SALARY
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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 5.26 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries
Other Services (except Public Administration) $57,430
Educational Services $55,630
Public Administration $52,510
Health Care and Social Assistance $47,640
Management of Companies and Enterprises $46,790
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Management of Companies and Enterprises $46,790
Health Care and Social Assistance $47,640
Public Administration $52,510
Educational Services $55,630
Other Services (except Public Administration) $57,430
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