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Middle School Special Education Teachers in Virginia

Considering a career as a Middle School Special Education Teacher in Virginia?

11.2% Jobs Projection
$69,210 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Middle School Special Education Teachers Work in Virginia?

There were approximately 3,150 workers employed as Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 3,140 Middle School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Middle School Special Education Teachers in VA Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.2%.

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

Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 230 annual Middle School Special Education Teachers job openings in Virginia, and 2,980 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 Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Special Education Teachers ranged from $43,940 to $111,860 with $69,210 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,900 $79,350
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 610 $70,750
Richmond, VA 450 $56,320
Charlottesville, VA 70 $62,900
Roanoke, VA 60 $52,720
Lynchburg, VA 60 $47,960
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA 50 $58,080
Winchester, VA-WV 50 $54,020

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 VA Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 5,870
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 4,110
Special Education Teachers 2,220
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 600

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