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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: $59,339
Statewide median: $44,693.01

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$49,305.00 $61,086.00 $78,222.00
Minnesota
$46,850.00 $59,338.00 $74,160.00
Central Minnesota
$46,728.00 $58,357.00 $70,415.00
Northeast Minnesota
$43,358.00 $53,143.00 $67,256.00
Northwest Minnesota
$46,151.00 $53,942.00 $65,069.00
Southeast Minnesota
$46,224.00 $55,388.00 $69,924.00
Southwest Minnesota
$43,992.00 $53,104.00 $66,288.00
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$48,826.00 $64,057.00 $78,959.00

* "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 4,170 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

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

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 3,797 new Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers to meet market demand between 2018-2028. 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
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 184,300 189,400 5,100 2.8%
Minnesota 4,673 4,881 208 4.5%
Central Minnesota 442 475 33 7.5%
Northeast Minnesota 193 198 5 2.6%
Northwest Minnesota 429 444 15 3.5%
Southeast Minnesota 385 403 18 4.7%
Southwest Minnesota 383 390 7 1.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,868 2,994 126 4.4%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.