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Middle School Special Education Teachers in Massachusetts

Is Massachusetts a good place for you to work as a Middle School Special Education Teacher?

10.8% Jobs Projection
$72,540 Median Salary
290 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Middle School Special Education Teachers Work in Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, there were 3,470 people working as Middle School Special Education Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 3,610 Middle School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Middle School Special Education Teachers in MA Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.2%.

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

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 290 annual Middle School Special Education Teachers job openings in Massachusetts, and 3,800 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 Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Special Education Teachers ranged from $44,640 to $103,340 with $72,540 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,700 $72,480
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 380 $70,710
Springfield, MA-CT 280 $62,340
Worcester, MA-CT 260 $72,600
New Bedford, MA 90 $76,560
Barnstable Town, MA 80 $78,950
Leominster-Gardner, MA 70 $97,070

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
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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation MA Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 6,490
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 4,630
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 1,060
Special Education Teachers 650

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