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Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Maine

Is Maine a good place for you to work as a Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teacher?

-2% Jobs Projection
$50,430 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

While jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Maine are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Maine is expected to decrease.

  • Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Maine earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers Work in Maine?

There were approximately 1,040 workers employed as Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 1,030 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in ME Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,100 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers working in it, which means Maine has fewer Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers than average.

Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in ME vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Maine

Jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state are declining at a rate of 1.9% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

Job Projections for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers: Nation vs. ME

Maine Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 70 annual job openings, and a total of 1,040 jobs for Maine Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 15,000 annual jobs and 202,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers Make in Maine?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers ranged from $35,620 to $72,880 with $50,430 being the median annual salary.

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

Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers Earnings: ME vs. National Average

Top Maine Metros for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Portland-South Portland, ME 230 $57,560
Bangor, ME 140 $47,630
Dover-Durham, NH-ME 120 $60,890
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 110 $52,230
Portsmouth, NH-ME 50 $56,230

Top States for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 18,790 $72,570
California 15,230 $78,850
Texas 13,470 $57,480
New Jersey 12,110 $65,700
Illinois 9,670 $60,650
Ohio 7,160 $55,080
North Carolina 7,080 $46,630
Massachusetts 6,490 $72,260
Pennsylvania 6,010 $64,380
Virginia 5,870 $62,740
Georgia 5,180 $54,520
Florida 5,020 $60,230
Minnesota 4,600 $60,790
Washington 4,570 $65,680
Tennessee 4,180 $51,150
Louisiana 3,990 $49,700
Maryland 3,970 $61,730
Colorado 3,510 $51,200
Kentucky 3,250 $53,850
Indiana 3,210 $50,900

Below are the states where Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $78,850
District of Columbia $78,050
Connecticut $77,360
Oregon $75,830
Rhode Island $72,950
New York $72,570
Massachusetts $72,260
Alaska $72,050
Michigan $66,240
New Jersey $65,700

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation ME Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 850
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 530

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