Special education teachers are most often employed by the Elementary & secondary schools industry. The average yearly wage for Special education teachers was $51,027 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Special education teachers by wage are Heating, air conditioning, & refrigeration mechanics & installers, Riggers, and Pipelayers.
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 Hillsborough County (Northeast) PUMA, FL, New City & Congers PUMA, NY, and Perry Hall, Middle River & Rosedale PUMA, MD. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Special education teachers are Hempstead Town (Southwest) & Long Beach City PUMA, NY, New City & Congers PUMA, NY, and Perry Hall, Middle River & Rosedale PUMA, MD.