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Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Georgia

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Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Georgia

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14.5% Jobs Projection
$54,520 Median Salary
630 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

5,180 people worked as Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 5,770 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 590 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in GA Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 14.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

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

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 630 annual job openings, and 8,130 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 Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers ranged from $35,280 to $78,120 with $54,520 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,220 $53,840
Chattanooga, TN-GA 280 $49,730
Savannah, GA 160 $43,920
Athens-Clarke County, GA 90 $51,560
Albany, GA 60 $53,580
Valdosta, GA 40 $56,900

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 GA Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 4,040
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 3,410
Special Education Teachers 870
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 220

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