Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten And Elementary School

Training Requirements for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten And Elementary School

Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school need a bachelor's degree and internship/residency.

Degrees for Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school
Percent
Less than High School 0.8
High School 4.2
Some College 6.9
Associates Degree 4.7
Bachelors Degree 34.4
Masters Degree 46.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 2.8

Employment Outlook for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten And Elementary School

This represents about 198,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 12,000 more special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 49,000 more.

Typical Income for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten And Elementary School

Annual Salaries

On average, special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school make $60,090 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school $37,150 $45,350 $57,040 $72,400 $90,260
Education, training, and library occupations $21,820 $31,830 $48,000 $67,430 $92,890
Preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers $32,820 $42,550 $54,720 $70,390 $88,430
Special education teachers $37,540 $45,710 $57,630 $73,700 $93,130
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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