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Special Education Preschool Teachers in New York

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

20.6% Jobs Projection
$67,020 Median Salary
450 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Special Education Preschool Teachers Work in New York?

There were approximately 4,860 workers employed as Special Education Preschool Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 5,230 Special Education Preschool Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 370 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Special Education Preschool Teachers in NY Employment Trend

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

Special Education Preschool Teachers in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Special Education Preschool Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 20.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.3%.

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

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 450 annual job openings, and 5,560 total jobs in 2026 for Special Education Preschool Teachers in this state.

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

What do Special Education Preschool Teachers Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Special Education Preschool Teachers ranged from $41,380 to $146,100 with $67,020 being the median annual salary.

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

Special Education Preschool Teachers Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York 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
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 330 $47,220
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 230 $62,920
Binghamton, NY 150 $83,320
Rochester, NY 150 $55,340
Syracuse, NY 130 $73,760

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 NY Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 18,790
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 17,420
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 10,970

References

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