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Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Ohio

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Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Ohio

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

6.1% Jobs Projection
$55,080 Median Salary
600 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

7,160 people worked as Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 8,470 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 1,310 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in OH Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

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

Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 600 annual job openings, and 8,150 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 Ohio?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers ranged from $32,730 to $81,660 with $55,080 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Ohio 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
Columbus, OH 1,680 $55,440
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,320 $59,570
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 950 $57,550
Dayton, OH 470 $61,780
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 450 $44,970
Akron, OH 320 $49,350
Toledo, OH 300 $52,840
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 270 $59,130
Canton-Massillon, OH 180 $58,120
Springfield, OH 80 $42,860
Wheeling, WV-OH 40 $44,390

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 OH Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 6,350
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 4,370
Special Education Teachers 1,430
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 1,110

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