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Special Education Professors in Kentucky

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5.1% Jobs Projection
$54,930 Median Salary
150 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Special Education Professors in Kentucky is growing faster than average.

  • Special Education Professors in Kentucky earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Special Education Professors Work in Kentucky?

In Kentucky, there were 2,280 people working as Special Education Professors in the year 2018.

There were 2,170 Special Education Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,350 Special Education Professors working in it, which means Kentucky has more Special Education Professors than average.


Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Special Education Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 5.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.


Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 150 annual job openings, and a total of 2,070 jobs for Kentucky Special Education Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 10,500 annual jobs and 141,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Special Education Professors Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Special Education Professors ranged from $41,280 to $69,920 with $54,930 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Kentucky Metros for Special Education Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,030 $59,240
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 490 $58,320
Lexington-Fayette, KY 250 $57,550
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 190 $45,070
Evansville, IN-KY 110 $53,240
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY 100 $54,080
Bowling Green, KY 90 $54,400
Owensboro, KY 70 $54,550

Top States for Special Education Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Special Education Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 17,420 $77,400
Texas 12,970 $57,960
California 10,520 $83,650
Pennsylvania 8,510 $61,250
Illinois 8,440 $64,850
Ohio 6,350 $58,990
New Jersey 6,290 $73,820
Minnesota 4,910 $61,920
Florida 4,660 $51,610
Massachusetts 4,630 $74,110
North Carolina 4,350 $48,070
Virginia 4,110 $57,770
Georgia 3,410 $57,670
Tennessee 3,360 $52,780
Missouri 2,890 $45,420
Louisiana 2,850 $51,750
Arizona 2,390 $47,990
Colorado 2,290 $52,700
Kentucky 2,280 $54,930
Maryland 2,150 $69,510

Below are the states where Special Education Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $83,650
Oregon $79,600
New York $77,400
Connecticut $77,350
Alaska $76,220
Rhode Island $75,350
Massachusetts $74,110
New Jersey $73,820
District of Columbia $71,550
Maryland $69,510

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