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After graduation, special education teaching graduates typically earn high 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 $32,297, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $39,746.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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