What You Need to Know About Special Education Teacher
Special Education Teacher Job Description All special education teachers not listed separately.
Types of Special Education Teacher
- Autism Tutor
- Special Education Teacher for Adults with Disabilities
- Special Education Preschool Teacher
- Teacher of the Visually Impaired
- Special Education Teacher
Job Opportunities for Special Education Teachers
In 2016, there was an estimated number of 41,300 jobs in the United States for Special Education Teacher. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.9% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 4,100 new jobs for Special Education Teacher by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 3,400 job openings in this field each year.
The states with the most job growth for Special Education Teacher are Utah, Arizona, and Hawaii. Watch out if you plan on working in North Dakota, North Carolina, or Nebraska. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Do Special Education Teachers Make A Lot Of Money?
The salary for Special Education Teachers ranges between about $34,580 and $98,730 a year.
Special Education Teachers who work in Oregon, Rhode Island, or Virginia, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Special Education Teachers in different U.S. states.
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$67,310|
Where Special Education Teachers Work
The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.
More about our data sources and methodologies.