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Special Education Head Salary

$98,817 (USD)

Average Salary

$48/hr

Average Hourly

$5,405

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Education Head is $98,817 a year and $48 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Special Education Head is between $69,364 and $122,645. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Special Education Head. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Directs and coordinates special education programs in public school systems, public agencies, and state institutions to teach students with mental or physical disabilities: formulates policies and procedures for new or revised programs or activities, such as screening, placement, education, and training of students.
  • Evaluates special education programs to ensure that objectives for student education are met.
  • Interprets laws, rules, and regulations to students, parents, and staff.
  • Recruits, selects, and evaluates staff.
  • Prepares budget and solicits funds to provide financial support for programs.
  • Prepares reports for federal, state, and local regulatory agencies.
  • May contract with agencies for needed services, such as residential care.
  • May administer achievement tests to measure student level of performance.
Special Education Head Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

Job family population: 250,280

Estimated population of Special Education Head jobs: 23,256

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$114,556
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Special Education Head Job Listings for United States

Special Education Teacher
Jul 11
Lakeport, USA
ProCare Therapy
A position has opened up in the area of Lakeport, CA for a qualified special education teacher. ... Multiple positions are available (Resource and Life Skills) so apply today to get a head start on ...
Special Education Teacher
Jul 11
Puyallup, USA
ProCare Therapy
A position has opened up in the area of Puyallup, Washington for a qualified special education ... Multiple positions are available (Resource and Life Skills) so apply today to get a head start on ...
Early Head Start Home Visitor
Jul 4
Berkeley, CA, USA
Through the Looking Glass
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduate degree in Psychology, Social work, Early Childhood Development, Special Education, Mental Health, Early Intervention or related field . Licensing hours and ...
Early Head Start Family Childcare Child Development Specialist
Jul 19
San Francisco, CA, USA
Wu Yee Children's Services
Meet with Education Manager at least once every two months or as needed to develop training ... Must be flexible and able to work occasional nights and weekends including special events that are ...
Early Head Start Family Child Care Family Engagement Specialist
Jul 19
San Francisco, CA, USA
Wu Yee Children's Services
Arrange monthly parent education workshops or individualized parent education activities for ... special needs of children. * Communicate with parents verbally and in writing the results of all ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Education Head is $98,817 a year and $48 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Special Education Head is between $69,364 and $122,645. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Special Education Head. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Special Education Head Job Listings for United States

Special Education Teacher
Jul 11
Lakeport, USA
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A position has opened up in the area of Lakeport, CA for a qualified special education teacher. ... Multiple positions are available (Resource and Life Skills) so apply today to get a head start on ...
Special Education Teacher
Jul 11
Puyallup, USA
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A position has opened up in the area of Puyallup, Washington for a qualified special education ... Multiple positions are available (Resource and Life Skills) so apply today to get a head start on ...
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