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Special Education Preschool Teachers in Massachusetts

Is Massachusetts a good place for you to work as a Special Education Preschool Teacher?

9.5% Jobs Projection
$57,300 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Special Education Preschool Teachers in Massachusetts is growing faster than average.

  • Special Education Preschool Teachers in Massachusetts earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Special Education Preschool Teachers Work in Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, there were 1,060 people working as Special Education Preschool Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 1,090 Special Education Preschool Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Special Education Preschool Teachers in MA Employment Trend

The typical state has 280 Special Education Preschool Teachers working in it, which means Massachusetts has more Special Education Preschool Teachers than average.

Special Education Preschool Teachers in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Special Education Preschool Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.3%.

Job Projections for Special Education Preschool Teachers: Nation vs. MA

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 90 annual Special Education Preschool Teachers job openings in Massachusetts, and 1,150 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,500 annual jobs and 32,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Special Education Preschool Teachers Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Special Education Preschool Teachers ranged from $31,290 to $113,350 with $57,300 being the median annual salary.

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

Special Education Preschool Teachers Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts Metros for Special Education Preschool Teachers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Special Education Preschool Teachers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 810 $55,960
Worcester, MA-CT 140 $57,800
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 100 $70,120
Springfield, MA-CT 80 $91,210

Top States for Special Education Preschool Teachers Employment

View the list below to see where most Special Education Preschool Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 4,860 $67,020
Minnesota 1,490 $60,840
California 1,470 $43,270
Florida 1,230 $48,200
Ohio 1,110 $63,950
Massachusetts 1,060 $57,300
Texas 1,030 $52,960
Illinois 960 $56,600
Colorado 890 $53,620
Washington 660 $64,530
Virginia 600 $62,230
North Carolina 580 $49,240
Pennsylvania 570 $51,960
Louisiana 530 $48,970
Arkansas 450 $46,040
Michigan 410 $66,770
Kansas 390 $53,730
Maryland 360 $57,810
Missouri 350 $33,750
Arizona 310 $42,930

Below are the states where Special Education Preschool Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Oregon $76,220
Rhode Island $71,770
New York $67,020
Michigan $66,770
Alaska $66,710
Washington $64,530
New Jersey $64,080
Ohio $63,950
Virginia $62,230
Connecticut $62,140

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation MA Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 6,490
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 4,630
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 3,470
Special Education Teachers 650

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