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Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Oregon

Want to work in Oregon as a Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teacher? Read this first!

7.2% Jobs Projection
$75,830 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

In 2018, there were 1,360 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers working in the state.

There were 1,410 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in OR Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

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

Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 80 annual Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers job openings in Oregon, and 1,040 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 Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers ranged from $46,370 to $111,820 with $75,830 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Oregon 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
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,040 $76,610
Salem, OR 180 $62,410
Eugene, OR 80 $62,870
Medford, OR 50 $55,490

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 OR Employment Total
Special Education Teachers 1,240
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 780
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 590
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 290

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