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After graduation, special education teaching graduates typically earn average salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $51,844, while the bottom 20% make closer to $32,724. The median grad salary is $41,189.
Special Education Teaching graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in special education teaching is $36,182, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $39,613.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for special education teaching graduates
The highest paying career for special education teaching graduates is principal, with top salaries averaging around $97,416.
As per most recent US census
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