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4.9% Jobs Projection
$47,600 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Middle School Special Education Teachers Work in Missouri?

In Missouri, there were 1,490 people working as Middle School Special Education Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 1,170 Middle School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 320 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Middle School Special Education Teachers in MO Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Missouri

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. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 80 annual Middle School Special Education Teachers job openings in Missouri, and 1,070 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 Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Special Education Teachers ranged from $33,330 to $77,220 with $47,600 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Missouri 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
Kansas City, MO-KS 370 $52,720
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 100 $50,520
Joplin, MO 40 $50,630

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 MO Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 2,890
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 1,680
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 350
Special Education Teachers 150

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