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Middle School Special Education Teachers in Kentucky

Considering a career as a Middle School Special Education Teacher in Kentucky?

4.9% Jobs Projection
$53,710 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Middle School Special Education Teachers in Kentucky is growing slower than average.

  • Middle School Special Education Teachers in Kentucky earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Middle School Special Education Teachers Work in Kentucky?

1,430 people worked as Middle School Special Education Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,400 Middle School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Middle School Special Education Teachers in KY Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,040 Middle School Special Education Teachers working in it, which means Kentucky has more Middle School Special Education Teachers than average.

Middle School Special Education Teachers in KY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.2%.

Job Projections for Middle School Special Education Teachers: Nation vs. KY

Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 110 annual job openings, and 1,490 total jobs in 2026 for Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,100 annual jobs and 95,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Middle School Special Education Teachers Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Special Education Teachers ranged from $40,700 to $70,080 with $53,710 being the median annual salary.

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

Middle School Special Education Teachers Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,090 $57,020
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 330 $59,990
Lexington-Fayette, KY 200 $57,460
Evansville, IN-KY 110 $48,840
Owensboro, KY 70 $55,130
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY 60 $53,620
Bowling Green, KY 30 $51,820

Top States for Middle School Special Education Teachers Employment

View the list below to see where most Middle School Special Education Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 10,970 $79,230
Texas 7,620 $56,920
New Jersey 6,850 $68,050
California 4,710 $74,810
Ohio 4,370 $58,480
Georgia 4,040 $58,410
Massachusetts 3,470 $72,540
Illinois 3,420 $60,140
Maryland 3,280 $72,000
Virginia 3,150 $69,210
North Carolina 2,950 $48,400
Florida 2,490 $53,820
Pennsylvania 2,390 $64,060
Colorado 1,800 $50,970
Minnesota 1,690 $64,760
Louisiana 1,610 $50,350
Arizona 1,560 $43,620
Missouri 1,490 $47,600
Kentucky 1,430 $53,710
Washington 1,210 $64,060

Below are the states where Middle School Special Education Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Oregon $81,280
Connecticut $79,900
New York $79,230
California $74,810
Alaska $73,030
Massachusetts $72,540
Maryland $72,000
Rhode Island $71,310
Virginia $69,210
Delaware $68,080

Discover similar careers:

Occupation KY Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 3,250
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 2,280
Special Education Teachers 510
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 140

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