Training Requirements for Special Education Teachers, Preschool

Special education teachers, preschool need a bachelor's degree and internship/residency.

Degrees for Special education teachers, preschool
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, Preschool

This represents about 25,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 2,000 more special education teachers, preschool but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 7,000 more.

Typical Income for Special Education Teachers, Preschool

Annual Salaries

On average, special education teachers, preschool make $56,990 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Special education teachers, preschool $32,980 $41,960 $52,460 $68,420 $89,290
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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