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Middle School Special Education Teachers in Louisiana

Want to work in Louisiana as a Middle School Special Education Teacher? Read this first!

7.1% Jobs Projection
$50,350 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Middle School Special Education Teachers in Louisiana is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Middle School Special Education Teachers Work in Louisiana?

In Louisiana, there were 1,610 people working as Middle School Special Education Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 1,610 Middle School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Middle School Special Education Teachers in LA Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.2%.

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

Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 120 annual job openings, and a total of 1,660 jobs for Louisiana Middle School Special Education Teachers in 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 Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Special Education Teachers ranged from $41,340 to $62,470 with $50,350 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Louisiana 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
Baton Rouge, LA 400 $49,920
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 350 $53,560
Lafayette, LA 180 $50,040
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 120 $53,040

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 LA Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 3,990
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 2,850
Special Education Teachers 700
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 530

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