Special Education Teachers in Connecticut
Get the information you need to know about working as a Special Education Teacher.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Special Education Teachers in Connecticut are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Special Education Teachers in Connecticut is growing faster than average.
Special Education Teachers in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Special Education Teachers Work in Connecticut?
In 2018, there were 660 Special Education Teachers working in the state.
There were 320 Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 340 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 220 Special Education Teachers working in it, which means Connecticut has more Special Education Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Connecticut
Jobs for Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.
Connecticut Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 310 total jobs in 2026 for Special Education Teachers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 3,400 annual jobs and 45,400 total jobs in 2026.
What do Special Education Teachers Make in Connecticut?
In 2018 wages for Special Education Teachers ranged from $43,630 to $96,820 with $70,970 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Connecticut is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Connecticut Metros for Special Education Teachers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Special Education Teachers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT||400||$76,190|
Top States for Special Education Teachers Employment
View the list below to see where most Special Education Teachers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Special Education Teachers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
Related Careers in CT
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||CT Employment Total|
|Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School||2,860|
|Special Education Teachers, Secondary School||1,660|
|Special Education Teachers, Middle School||1,070|
|Special Education Teachers, Preschool||180|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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