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Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in New York

Is New York a good place for you to work as a Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teacher?

7.0% Jobs Projection
$72,570 Median Salary
1,720 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

There were approximately 18,790 workers employed as Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 19,390 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 600 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in NY Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

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

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,720 annual job openings, and 23,220 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 New York?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers ranged from $44,820 to $121,480 with $72,570 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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

Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 21,830 $73,140
Rochester, NY 1,160 $60,820
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 960 $59,730
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 720 $69,290
Syracuse, NY 460 $67,220
Binghamton, NY 230 $61,700
Utica-Rome, NY 220 $62,350
Kingston, NY 160 $85,900
Ithaca, NY 100 $53,760
Glens Falls, NY 100 $60,090
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 90 $69,540

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 NY Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 17,420
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 10,970
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 4,860

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