Training Requirements for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

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

Degrees for Special education teachers, secondary 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, Secondary School

This represents about 134,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 7,000 more special education teachers, secondary school but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 33,000 more.

Typical Income for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

Annual Salaries

On average, special education teachers, secondary school make $64,020 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Special education teachers, secondary school $39,130 $47,400 $59,700 $76,520 $96,930
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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