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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

25-2052 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

This occupation includes the 2018 SOC occupations 25-2055 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and 25-2056 Special Education Teachers, Elementary School and the 2010 SOC occupation 25-2052 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
193,830 1.3 % (4) $64,420 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $40,560 $48,800 $60,460 $77,420 $97,210
  (4)

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 188,810 2.19 (4) $64,340
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,200 0.02 (4) $58,980
Individual and Family Services 650 0.03 (4) $78,440
Educational Support Services 570 0.29 (4) $85,170
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 370 0.04 (4) $81,930

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 188,810 2.19 (4) $64,340
Educational Support Services 570 0.29 (4) $85,170
Other Residential Care Facilities 140 0.09 (4) $53,280
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 370 0.04 (4) $81,930
Individual and Family Services 650 0.03 (4) $78,440

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Educational Support Services 570 0.29 (4) $85,170
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 370 0.04 (4) $81,930
Individual and Family Services 650 0.03 (4) $78,440
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 310 0.01 (4) $65,420
Employment Services (8) (8) (4) $65,270


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 20,500 2.15 1.63 (4) $81,660
Texas 15,600 1.25 0.95 (4) $57,360
California 15,320 0.88 0.67 (4) $78,440
New Jersey 11,810 2.89 2.19 (4) $71,410
Illinois 11,090 1.84 1.39 (4) $65,060




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Delaware 1,450 3.20 2.42 (4) $59,780
New Jersey 11,810 2.89 2.19 (4) $71,410
Hawaii 1,690 2.66 2.01 (4) $55,310
Kentucky 4,570 2.41 1.83 (4) $52,660
Louisiana 4,480 2.33 1.76 (4) $50,120




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 20,500 2.15 1.63 (4) $81,660
Oregon 1,830 0.96 0.73 (4) $78,910
California 15,320 0.88 0.67 (4) $78,440
District of Columbia 790 1.09 0.82 (4) $77,720
Connecticut 2,780 1.67 1.27 (4) $77,440





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 22,710 2.35 1.78 (4) $82,190
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 8,890 1.90 1.44 (4) $67,020
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,940 1.72 1.30 (4) $67,410
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,420 1.39 1.05 (4) $77,490
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 4,380 1.57 1.19 (4) $77,060
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4,300 1.18 0.89 (4) $58,710
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 4,300 0.69 0.52 (4) $82,320
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,740 1.22 0.93 (4) $60,120
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,130 1.14 0.87 (4) $63,070
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,640 1.72 1.30 (4) $81,260