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Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Texas

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19.9% Jobs Projection
$57,480 Median Salary
1,030 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

In Texas, there were 13,470 people working as Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 11,330 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 2,140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in TX Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 19.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

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

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,030 annual Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers job openings in Texas, and 12,830 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers ranged from $43,700 to $75,150 with $57,480 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,670 $58,380
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,110 $58,900
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,340 $58,950
Austin-Round Rock, TX 1,110 $64,050
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 750 $55,970
El Paso, TX 330 $59,320
Killeen-Temple, TX 270 $48,700
Corpus Christi, TX 210 $65,590
Laredo, TX 190 $64,140
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 180 $55,930
College Station-Bryan, TX 150 $46,780
Lubbock, TX 140 $47,960
Amarillo, TX 120 $55,850
Tyler, TX 110 $48,460
Waco, TX 110 $50,090
Wichita Falls, TX 80 $47,750
Texarkana, TX-AR 80 $45,800
Longview, TX 70 $56,620
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 70 $46,900
Abilene, TX 60 $46,990
Sherman-Denison, TX 50 $70,050
San Angelo, TX 50 $44,520

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 TX Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 12,970
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 7,620
Special Education Teachers 1,460
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 1,030

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