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Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Colorado

Want to work in Colorado as a Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teacher? Read this first!

20.3% Jobs Projection
$51,200 Median Salary
300 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers Work in Colorado?

There were approximately 3,510 workers employed as Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 3,050 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 460 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,100 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers working in it, which means Colorado has more Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers than average.

Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 20.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

Job Projections for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 300 annual job openings, and 3,550 total jobs in 2026 for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 15,000 annual jobs and 202,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers ranged from $38,650 to $77,060 with $51,200 being the median annual salary.

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

Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado Metros for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,760 $55,460
Colorado Springs, CO 520 $46,490
Boulder, CO 230 $61,940
Fort Collins, CO 220 $48,490
Greeley, CO 120 $49,490
Grand Junction, CO 90 $50,760
Pueblo, CO 90 $47,480

Top States for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 18,790 $72,570
California 15,230 $78,850
Texas 13,470 $57,480
New Jersey 12,110 $65,700
Illinois 9,670 $60,650
Ohio 7,160 $55,080
North Carolina 7,080 $46,630
Massachusetts 6,490 $72,260
Pennsylvania 6,010 $64,380
Virginia 5,870 $62,740
Georgia 5,180 $54,520
Florida 5,020 $60,230
Minnesota 4,600 $60,790
Washington 4,570 $65,680
Tennessee 4,180 $51,150
Louisiana 3,990 $49,700
Maryland 3,970 $61,730
Colorado 3,510 $51,200
Kentucky 3,250 $53,850
Indiana 3,210 $50,900

Below are the states where Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $78,850
District of Columbia $78,050
Connecticut $77,360
Oregon $75,830
Rhode Island $72,950
New York $72,570
Massachusetts $72,260
Alaska $72,050
Michigan $66,240
New Jersey $65,700

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation CO Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 2,290
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 1,800
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 890
Special Education Teachers 200

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