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Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Florida

Considering a career as a Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teacher in Florida?

12.9% Jobs Projection
$60,230 Median Salary
380 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

5,020 people worked as Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 4,270 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 750 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in FL Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 12.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

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

Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 380 annual Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers job openings in Florida, and 4,990 total jobs in the year 2026.

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 Florida?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers ranged from $42,930 to $79,650 with $60,230 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Florida 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
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,140 $50,270
Jacksonville, FL 760 $61,370
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 710 $58,100
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 410 $54,840
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 320 $67,800

Top States for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers Employment

View the list below to see 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

Discover similar careers:

Occupation FL Employment Total
Special Education Teachers 7,310
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 4,660
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 2,490
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 1,230

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