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Considering a career as a Middle School Special Education Teacher in New York?

4.7% Jobs Projection
$79,230 Median Salary
870 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Middle School Special Education Teachers Work in New York?

There were approximately 10,970 workers employed as Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 10,900 Middle School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Middle School Special Education Teachers in NY Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.2%.

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

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 870 annual job openings, and a total of 11,960 jobs for New York 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 New York?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Special Education Teachers ranged from $53,370 to $123,530 with $79,230 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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

Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 13,160 $77,270
Rochester, NY 690 $64,540
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 310 $76,400
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 280 $64,440
Syracuse, NY 240 $66,250
Utica-Rome, NY 190 $72,110
Kingston, NY 130 $82,030
Binghamton, NY 110 $64,010
Glens Falls, NY 50 $69,450

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 NY Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 18,790
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 17,420
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 4,860

References

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