Information About Preschool, Kindergarten, And Elementary School Special Education Teachers

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Training

Preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school special education teachers need bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school special education teachers
Training for Preschool, Kindergarten, And Elementary School Special Education Teachers
Percent
Less than High School 0.4
High School 4.6
Some College 5.9
Associates Degree 3.8
Bachelors Degree 38.3
Masters Degree 44.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 2.1

Employment

Represents about 226,000 people in the United States- 0.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 44,000 more preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school special education teachers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 102,000 more.


Annual Salaries

On average, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school special education teachers make $56,460 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school special education teachers $35,170 $42,890 $53,440 $67,200 $84,320
Education, training, and library occupations $20,780 $30,630 $46,060 $63,740 $85,510
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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