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Middle School Special Education Teachers in Texas

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

20.1% Jobs Projection
$56,920 Median Salary
610 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Middle School Special Education Teachers Work in Texas?

There were approximately 7,620 workers employed as Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 6,640 Middle School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 980 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Middle School Special Education Teachers in TX Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 20.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.2%.

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

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 610 annual job openings, and 7,540 total jobs in 2026 for Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,100 annual jobs and 95,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Middle School Special Education Teachers Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Special Education Teachers ranged from $43,770 to $72,570 with $56,920 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,870 $57,960
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,700 $58,510
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,010 $58,060
Austin-Round Rock, TX 660 $60,960
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 560 $54,230
El Paso, TX 180 $59,090
Killeen-Temple, TX 160 $47,690
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 150 $54,620
Corpus Christi, TX 130 $68,390
Lubbock, TX 100 $46,180
Amarillo, TX 80 $58,800
Waco, TX 60 $48,450
College Station-Bryan, TX 50 $48,640
Tyler, TX 50 $48,990
Texarkana, TX-AR 40 $45,620
Longview, TX 40 $48,040
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 30 $49,860
Sherman-Denison, TX 30 $73,430

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 TX Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 13,470
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 12,970
Special Education Teachers 1,460
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 1,030

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