All About Special Education Teachers
Special Education Teacher Job Description All special education teachers not listed separately.
Other Special Education Teacher Job Titles
- Autism Tutor
- Teacher of the Visually Impaired
- Special Education Teacher for Adults with Disabilities
- Special Education Preschool Teacher
- Special Education Teacher
What Kind of Special Education Teacher Job Opportunities Are There?
In the United States, there were 41,300 jobs for Special Education Teacher in 2016. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.9% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 4,100 new jobs for Special Education Teacher by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 3,400 job openings in this field each year.
The states with the most job growth for Special Education Teacher are Utah, Arizona, and Hawaii. Watch out if you plan on working in North Dakota, North Carolina, or Nebraska. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
How Much Does a Special Education Teacher Make?
The salary for Special Education Teachers ranges between about $34,580 and $98,730 a year.
Special Education Teachers who work in Oregon, Rhode Island, or Virginia, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Special Education Teachers in different U.S. states.
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$67,310|
Where Special Education Teachers Work
Special Education Teachers work in the following industries:
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