Special education teachers are most often employed by the Elementary & secondary schools industry. The average yearly wage for Special education teachers was $46,613 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Special education teachers by wage are Automotive body & related repairers, Clergy, and Child, family, and school social workers.
Special education teachers are part of the Education, Training, & Library Occupations, along with Postsecondary teachers, Preschool & kindergarten teachers, Elementary & middle school teachers, Secondary school teachers, Special education teachers, and 7 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Special education teachers are Rockingham County (Southern)Portsmouth City PUMA, NH, Menard, Logan, De Witt, Piatt, Moultrie, Shelby & Christian Counties PUMA, IL, and York (West) & Cumberland (West) Counties PUMA, ME. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Special education teachers are Menard, Logan, De Witt, Piatt, Moultrie, Shelby & Christian Counties PUMA, IL, Essex County (Northwest) PUMA, NJ, and Rockingham County (Southern)Portsmouth City PUMA, NH.