Salary for Secondary School Special Education Teachers

Also known as:  High School Learning Support Teacher, High School Special Education Teacher, Secondary School Special Ed Teacher, SED High School Teacher, Severe Emotional Disorders High School Teacher

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Secondary school special education teachers work with students of differing physical and mental capabilities in a classroom setting. Their goal is to teach necessary life and independence skills, as well as secondary school educational materials. They maintain accurate records of student performance in keeping with districit and administrative policies and local and state laws. These professionals modify curriculum to meet student needs, and may use special education techniques, behavioral modification, and positive reinforcement to encourage student learning. Bachelor's degrees are required for this position, and many secondary special education teachers hold Master's as well.

A Secondary School Special Education Teacher usually receives a pay level of around 40000 and 60000 based on tenure level. Special Education Teachers, Secondary School can earn an average wage of Fifty Two Thousand Four Hundred dollars each year.

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School can obtain the highest salaries in New York, where they earn an average salary rate of just about $73510. Employees in this career are paid most highly in Public Administration, where they can earn average pay of $58200.

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Secondary School Special Education Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $58,200
Public Administration $52,090
Health Care and Social Assistance $49,270
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Health Care and Social Assistance $49,270
Public Administration $52,090
Educational Services $58,200
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