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Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Connecticut

Get the information you need to know about working as a Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teacher.

-3% Jobs Projection
$77,360 Median Salary
170 Job Openings

While jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Connecticut are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Connecticut is expected to decrease.

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

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

2,860 people worked as Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,860 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in CT Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state are declining at a rate of 3.4% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

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

Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 170 annual job openings, and 2,590 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 Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers ranged from $50,780 to $102,490 with $77,360 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Connecticut 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
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 930 $76,060
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 740 $84,280
New Haven, CT 610 $76,770
Springfield, MA-CT 500 $66,090
Worcester, MA-CT 480 $73,470
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 160 $69,330
Waterbury, CT 160 $66,320
Danbury, CT 80 $87,220

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 CT Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 1,660
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 1,070
Special Education Teachers 660
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 180

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