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Special Education Professors in New Jersey

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Special Education Professors in New Jersey

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

2.0% Jobs Projection
$73,820 Median Salary
510 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Special Education Professors in New Jersey is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Special Education Professors Work in New Jersey?

6,290 people worked as Special Education Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 6,550 Special Education Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 260 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Special Education Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 2.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.


New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 510 annual job openings, and 7,170 total jobs in 2026 for Special Education Professors in this state.

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

What do Special Education Professors Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Special Education Professors ranged from $53,690 to $103,580 with $73,820 being the median annual salary.

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


Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 16,410 $80,750
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,450 $67,490
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 570 $69,240
Trenton, NJ 240 $81,410
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 240 $76,170
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 140 $71,510
Ocean City, NJ 70 $83,860

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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