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High 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: $62,996
Statewide median: $43,589.23

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for High School Special Education Teachers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$49,477.00 $61,655.00 $79,175.00
Minnesota
$48,362.00 $62,995.00 $77,776.00
Central Minnesota
$46,837.00 $57,925.00 $69,037.00
Northeast Minnesota
$56,995.00 $69,292.00 $77,159.00
Northwest Minnesota
$47,384.00 $58,116.00 $70,296.00
Southeast Minnesota
$53,528.00 $63,098.00 $74,002.00
Southwest Minnesota
$41,701.00 $49,545.00 $60,477.00
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$48,784.00 $66,640.00 $83,232.00

* "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 4,910 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do High 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 2,668 new High 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 High School Special Education Teachers
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 131,900 141,600 9,700 7.4%
Minnesota 3,516 3,677 161 4.6%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Northwest Minnesota 485 488 3 0.6%
Central Minnesota 608 637 29 4.8%
Northeast Minnesota 239 240 1 0.4%
Southeast Minnesota 335 347 12 3.6%
Southwest Minnesota 183 184 1 0.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,741 1,853 112 6.4%


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