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Special Education Preschool Teachers in New Jersey

Want to work in New Jersey as a Special Education Preschool Teacher? Read this first!

21.4% Jobs Projection
$64,080 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Special Education Preschool Teachers Work in New Jersey?

In 2018, there were 250 Special Education Preschool Teachers working in the state.

There were 130 Special Education Preschool Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 280 Special Education Preschool Teachers working in it, which means New Jersey has fewer Special Education Preschool Teachers than average.

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Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Special Education Preschool Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 21.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.3%.

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New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 10 annual job openings, and a total of 170 jobs for New Jersey Special Education Preschool Teachers in 2026.

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

What do Special Education Preschool Teachers Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Special Education Preschool Teachers ranged from $39,080 to $96,260 with $64,080 being the median annual salary.

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

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Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3,880 $73,480
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 130 $48,840

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

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