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Special Education Teachers in Minnesota

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4.4% Jobs Projection
$66,930 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Special Education Teachers in Minnesota are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Special Education Teachers in Minnesota is growing slower than average.

  • Special Education Teachers in Minnesota earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Special Education Teachers Work in Minnesota?

880 people worked as Special Education Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,130 Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 250 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Special Education Teachers in MN Employment Trend

The typical state has 220 Special Education Teachers working in it, which means Minnesota has more Special Education Teachers than average.

Special Education Teachers in MN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.

Job Projections for Special Education Teachers: Nation vs. MN

Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 710 jobs for Minnesota Special Education Teachers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,400 annual jobs and 45,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Special Education Teachers Make in Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Special Education Teachers ranged from $47,760 to $93,500 with $66,930 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Minnesota is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Special Education Teachers Earnings: MN vs. National Average

Top Minnesota 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 450 $69,850
Duluth, MN-WI 70 $65,880
Fargo, ND-MN 40 $67,500

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
Florida 7,310 $49,260
California 2,950 $62,690
New Jersey 2,340 $59,770
Virginia 2,220 $77,920
Michigan 1,880 $69,370
Texas 1,460 $55,200
Ohio 1,430 $37,450
Oregon 1,240 $83,120
Illinois 880 $49,880
Minnesota 880 $66,930
Georgia 870 $56,960
New Mexico 800 $58,050
Louisiana 700 $56,070
Rhode Island 690 $79,300
Connecticut 660 $70,970
Tennessee 650 $58,420
Massachusetts 650 $49,330
Kentucky 510 $58,190
South Carolina 380 $60,810
Arizona 340 $48,320

Below are the states where Special Education Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Oregon $83,120
Rhode Island $79,300
Virginia $77,920
Iowa $75,840
Utah $74,360
Connecticut $70,970
Michigan $69,370
Kansas $68,500
Minnesota $66,930
Pennsylvania $66,220

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Occupation MN Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 4,910
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 4,600
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 1,690
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 1,490

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