Special education teachers are most often employed by the Elementary & secondary schools industry. The average yearly wage for Special education teachers was $47,414 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Special education teachers by wage are Clinical laboratory technologists & technicians, Electronic home entertainment equipment installers & repairers, and Postal service mail sorters, processors, & processing machine operators.
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, Other teachers & instructors, Archivists, curators, & museum technicians, Librarians, Library technicians, Teacher assistants, and Other education, training, & library workers
The top 3 locations that employ the most Special education teachers are LA City (Northwest/Encino & Tarzana) PUMA, CA, New City & Congers PUMA, NY, and St. Louis County (Central West) PUMA, MO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Special education teachers are New City & Congers PUMA, NY, St. Louis County (Central West) PUMA, MO, and LA City (Northwest/Encino & Tarzana) PUMA, CA.