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Middle School Special Education Teachers in Oregon

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

6.7% Jobs Projection
$81,280 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Middle School Special Education Teachers Work in Oregon?

In 2018, there were 590 Middle School Special Education Teachers working in the state.

There were 650 Middle School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Middle School Special Education Teachers in OR Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.2%.

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

Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 50 annual Middle School Special Education Teachers job openings in Oregon, and 640 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 Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Special Education Teachers ranged from $52,300 to $115,910 with $81,280 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Oregon 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
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 420 $79,160
Salem, OR 120 $66,330

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 OR Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 1,360
Special Education Teachers 1,240
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 780
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 290

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