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Middle School Special Ed Teachers

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Middle School Special Ed Teachers

Middle School Special Ed Teachers



Training and Education

Expect to need to get a bachelor’s degree if you pursue this occupation. 87% of workers have a bachelor’s degree. 8 of people working as employees have had some college education but stopped short of a degree. About 5% of those working as middle school special ed teachers have a high-school diploma but no further education.



Part-Time Work and Self-Employment

About 10% of employees work fewer than 40 hours per week.


Salaries by City

See typical salaries and ranges for this career below*. Shift click to sort by more than one column — for example first shift-click on state and then shift-click on salary to find best and worst salaries in each state.

StateCity / RegionTypical SalarySalary RangeJob Count% of All Jobs
ALBirmingham – Hoover$53380$41K – $64KN/AN/A
ALDecatur$51610$41K – $59K400.08%
ALMontgomery$46510$37K – $58KN/AN/A
ALTuscaloosa$48280$40K – $59K500.05%
ARFayetteville – Springdale – Rogers$54210$41K – $70K1500.07%
ARFort Smith$46060$36K – $59K1200.11%
ARJonesboro$42140$32K – $55K400.08%
ARLittle Rock – North Little Rock – Conway$51720$39K – $69K2600.08%
ARPine Bluff$49520$21K – $72K400.12%
AZPhoenix – Mesa – Glendale$44370$33K – $66K7600.04%
AZTucson$41900$31K – $60K1800.05%
CABakersfield – Delano$60940$48K – $85KN/AN/A
CAEl Centro$65800$51K – $91K400.09%
CAFresno$50930$37K – $75KN/AN/A
CALos Angeles – Long Beach – Glendale (Metro Area)$60700$44K – $84K10400.03%
CANapa$83900$66K – $103K400.07%
CAOakland – Fremont – Hayward (Metro Area)$65650$45K – $91K2500.03%
CARedding$58920$42K – $73KN/AN/A
CARiverside – San Bernardino – Ontario$66400$49K – $91K9200.08%
CASacramento – Arden – Arcade – Roseville$59270$41K – $81K3500.04%
CASan Diego – Carlsbad – San Marcos$57030$42K – $83KN/AN/A
CASan Francisco – San Mateo – Redwood City (Metro Area)$48500$38K – $76K4200.04%
CASan Jose – Sunnyvale – Santa Clara$66020$51K – $90K2600.03%
CASanta Ana – Anaheim – Irvine (Metro Area)$72180$54K – $101K3600.03%
CASanta Cruz – Watsonville$65820$48K – $79K700.09%
CAStockton$79990$62K – $94K700.03%
CAVallejo – Fairfield$69870$54K – $88KN/AN/A
COColorado Springs$45130$33K – $61K2000.08%
CODenver – Aurora – Broomfield$54680$38K – $76K8500.07%
COFort Collins – Loveland$47170$33K – $69K800.06%
COGreeley$48060$34K – $69K900.11%
CTBridgeport – Stamford – Norwalk$78070$50K – $106K3000.07%
CTDanbury$76300$51K – $92K500.08%
CTHartford – West Hartford – East Hartford$71610$48K – $91K3800.07%
CTNew Haven$65580$42K – $91K2900.11%
CTNorwich – New London$69540$48K – $92K1400.11%
DCWashington – Arlington – Alexandria (Metro Area)$78600$51K – $124K30300.13%
DEWilmington (Metro Area)$66680$44K – $94K1900.06%
FLCape Coral – Fort Myers$53050$40K – $69K500.02%
FLFort Lauderdale – Pompano Beach – Deerfield Beach (Metro Area)$44620$33K – $81K2600.04%
FLJacksonville$49670$37K – $73K2800.05%
FLNorth Port – Bradenton – Sarasota$45230$35K – $68K1900.08%
FLPalm Bay – Melbourne – Titusville$44030$35K – $56K800.04%
GAAlbany$47300$34K – $68K600.10%
GAAtlanta – Sandy Springs – Marietta$51000$40K – $74K27600.12%
GAAugusta – Richmond County$48050$34K – $65K2500.12%
GABrunswick$54050$41K – $73K300.08%
GADalton$53350$36K – $71K1000.16%
GAHinesville – Fort Stewart$55190$43K – $72K300.20%
GAMacon$52960$37K – $71K500.05%
GARome$40640$29K – $82KN/AN/A
GASavannah$49170$41K – $65K500.03%
GAValdosta$49040$36K – $71KN/AN/A
IACedar Rapids$41330$32K – $58K500.03%
IADavenport – Moline – Rock Island$48840$36K – $77K1400.08%
IADes Moines – West Des Moines$43980$34K – $58K1100.03%
IASioux City$46800$34K – $61KN/AN/A
IAWaterloo – Cedar Falls$50350$33K – $65KN/AN/A
ILBloomington – Normal$54770$36K – $77K800.09%
ILChampaign – Urbana$42730$30K – $59K600.06%
ILChicago – Joliet – Naperville (Metro Area)$68210$43K – $107K33000.09%
ILKankakee – Bradley$45890$35K – $72K800.21%
ILLake County – Kenosha County (Metro Area)$61340$42K – $107K5900.16%
ILPeoria$53950$36K – $75K1800.10%
ILRockford$66520$40K – $89K2100.15%
ILSpringfield$45820$32K – $62K1100.11%
INBloomington$48680$35K – $70K900.12%
INEvansville$49720$34K – $69K800.04%
INFort Wayne$50690$41K – $70KN/AN/A
INGary (Metro Area)$49750$36K – $68K1200.04%
INIndianapolis – Carmel$55170$39K – $75K4200.05%
INKokomo$43330$33K – $60K400.09%
INMichigan City – La Porte$49860$34K – $67K300.09%
INMuncie$48450$38K – $59K500.11%
INSouth Bend – Mishawaka$57340$39K – $73K400.03%
INTerre Haute$45950$35K – $66K500.08%
KSTopeka$57840$35K – $74K900.09%
KSWichita$54660$39K – $87K1400.05%
KYElizabethtown$46050$39K – $65K600.12%
KYLexington – Fayette$49820$39K – $68K1700.07%
KYLouisville – Jefferson County$52860$38K – $72K4600.08%
LABaton Rouge$48920$40K – $62K2600.07%
LAMonroe$51040$42K – $60K800.11%
LAShreveport – Bossier City$44890$39K – $57K900.05%
MABarnstable Town$63790$45K – $76K1000.11%
MABoston – Cambridge – Quincy (Metro Area)$59790$36K – $94K17200.10%
MABrockton – Bridgewater – Easton (Metro Area)$64300$43K – $83K1400.16%
MAFramingham (Metro Area)$47790$32K – $76K3300.21%
MAHaverhill – North Andover – Amesbury (Metro Area)$54180$33K – $73K1700.22%
MALawrence – Methuen – Salem (Metro Area)$63330$46K – $92K700.11%
MALeominster – Fitchburg – Gardner$67890$49K – $85K120