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Special Education Professors in Massachusetts

Considering a career as a Special Education Professor in Massachusetts?

11.1% Jobs Projection
$74,110 Median Salary
350 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Special Education Professors Work in Massachusetts?

In 2018, there were 4,630 Special Education Professors working in the state.

There were 4,370 Special Education Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 260 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Special Education Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 11.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.


Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 350 annual job openings, and a total of 4,620 jobs for Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Special Education Professors ranged from $45,310 to $110,060 with $74,110 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,110 $74,310
Springfield, MA-CT 570 $75,550
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 500 $73,820
Worcester, MA-CT 430 $71,020
Barnstable Town, MA 160 $68,750
New Bedford, MA 100 $74,960
Leominster-Gardner, MA 100 $80,970
Pittsfield, MA 40 $63,120

Top States for Special Education Professors Employment

View the list below to see 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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