Middle School Special Education Teachers in Illinois
Get the information you need to know about working as a Middle School Special Education Teacher.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Middle School Special Education Teachers in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Middle School Special Education Teachers in Illinois is growing slower than average.
Middle School Special Education Teachers in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Middle School Special Education Teachers Work in Illinois?
In 2018, there were 3,420 Middle School Special Education Teachers working in the state.
There were 3,130 Middle School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 290 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,040 Middle School Special Education Teachers working in it, which means Illinois has more Middle School Special Education Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Illinois
Jobs for Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 3.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.2%.
Illinois Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 360 annual Middle School Special Education Teachers job openings in Illinois, and 5,030 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 7,100 annual jobs and 95,700 total jobs in 2026.
What do Middle School Special Education Teachers Make in Illinois?
In 2018 wages for Middle School Special Education Teachers ranged from $40,190 to $95,660 with $60,140 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Illinois Metros for Middle School Special Education Teachers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Middle School Special Education Teachers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|St. Louis, MO-IL||680||$58,310|
|Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL||100||$61,710|
Top States for Middle School Special Education Teachers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Middle School Special Education Teachers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Middle School Special Education Teachers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
Related Careers in IL
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|Occupation||IL Employment Total|
|Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School||9,670|
|Special Education Teachers, Secondary School||8,440|
|Special Education Teachers, Preschool||960|
|Special Education Teachers||880|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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