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Preschool Special Education Teachers

Wages & Outlook


Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $61,901
Statewide median: $43,589.23


This career pays above the statewide median wage.

Wages for Preschool Special Education Teachers *

Area Low Median High
$44,786.00 $56,812.00 $73,834.00
$49,291.00 $61,900.00 $76,232.00
Central Minnesota
$48,981.00 $61,154.00 $75,023.00
Northeast Minnesota
$39,324.00 $55,205.00 $65,568.00
Northwest Minnesota
$47,849.00 $57,593.00 $69,064.00
Southeast Minnesota
$47,046.00 $57,652.00 $68,843.00
Southwest Minnesota
$45,845.00 $55,174.00 $64,163.00
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$51,122.00 $66,802.00 $80,622.00

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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In Minnesota, there are 1,490 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Preschool Special Education Teachers most often work?


Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.


Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 891 new Preschool Special Education Teachers to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Preschool Special Education Teachers
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 29,200 32,500 3,300 11.2%
Minnesota 1,230 1,255 25 2%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 735 762 27 3.7%

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