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Kindergarten and Elementary School 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: $61,214
Statewide median: $41,748.50

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$46,955.00 $59,008.00 $75,301.00
Minnesota
$47,065.00 $61,213.00 $78,905.00
Central Minnesota
$45,052.00 $55,416.00 $66,671.00
Northeast Minnesota
$51,374.00 $62,379.00 $88,344.00
Northwest Minnesota
$49,684.00 $58,876.00 $68,760.00
Southeast Minnesota
$46,579.00 $56,558.00 $69,281.00
Southwest Minnesota
$39,017.00 $47,161.00 $56,336.00
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$48,277.00 $67,492.00 $85,593.00

* "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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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 3,860 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 3,812 new Kindergarten and Elementary School 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 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 188,900 202,800 13,900 7.4%
Minnesota 5,016 5,251 235 4.7%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 294 314 20 6.8%
Southeast Minnesota 477 495 18 3.8%
Southwest Minnesota 236 236 0 0%
Northeast Minnesota 276 276 0 0%
Northwest Minnesota 387 394 7 1.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,308 3,522 214 6.5%


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