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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

25-2059 Special Education Teachers, All Other

All special education teachers not listed separately.


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)
35,600 5.6 % (4) $65,350 1.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $34,180 $45,730 $61,190 $81,510 $100,890
  (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 23,510 0.27 (4) $66,460
Individual and Family Services 2,020 0.08 (4) $65,350
Educational Support Services 1,910 0.97 (4) $59,590
Other Schools and Instruction 1,270 0.27 (4) $45,530
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,220 0.05 (4) $100,040

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Educational Support Services 1,910 0.97 (4) $59,590
Other Schools and Instruction 1,270 0.27 (4) $45,530
Elementary and Secondary Schools 23,510 0.27 (4) $66,460
Other Residential Care Facilities 190 0.12 (4) $52,900
Grantmaking and Giving Services 130 0.09 (4) $44,740

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,220 0.05 (4) $100,040
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 870 0.04 (4) $70,430
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 870 0.02 (4) $69,180
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 660 0.03 (4) $67,440
Elementary and Secondary Schools 23,510 0.27 (4) $66,460


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)
California 7,420 0.43 1.76 (4) $66,760
Florida 3,490 0.40 1.64 (4) $51,690
New York 3,060 0.32 1.33 (4) $88,160
Virginia 1,830 0.47 1.95 (8) (8)
Michigan 1,800 0.42 1.71 (4) $77,240




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)
Vermont 350 1.14 4.69 (4) $47,780
Rhode Island 470 0.97 4.02 (4) $76,330
West Virginia 470 0.68 2.79 (4) $50,680
Oregon 1,310 0.68 2.83 (4) $82,300
New Mexico 480 0.59 2.42 (4) $59,150




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 3,060 0.32 1.33 (4) $88,160
Oregon 1,310 0.68 2.83 (4) $82,300
Michigan 1,800 0.42 1.71 (4) $77,240
Rhode Island 470 0.97 4.02 (4) $76,330
Connecticut 920 0.55 2.27 (4) $70,350





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 4,310 0.69 2.85 (4) $65,320
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3,370 0.35 1.44 (4) $84,640
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,880 0.59 2.44 (4) $90,790
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 830 0.42 1.72 (4) $85,070
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 660 0.14 0.58 (4) $55,100
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 650 0.25 1.02 (4) $63,390
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 570 0.47 1.94 (4) $90,470
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 550 0.22 0.92 (4) $66,210
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 550 0.94 3.89 (4) $70,440
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 490 0.36 1.47 (4) $55,550




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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 140 1.10 4.56 (4) $55,380
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 220 0.97 3.99 (4) $74,260
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 550 0.94 3.89 (4) $70,440
Muskegon, MI 60 0.90 3.72 (4) $63,910
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 110 0.86 3.53 (4) $45,890
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 180 0.81 3.35 (4) $55,610
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 60 0.71 2.92 (4) $78,850
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 190 0.71 2.93 (4) $64,030
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 90 0.69 2.86 (8) (8)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 4,310 0.69 2.85 (4) $65,320




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Fresno, CA 130 0.34 1.40 (4) $93,890
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,880 0.59 2.44 (4) $90,790
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 570 0.47 1.94 (4) $90,470
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 830 0.42 1.72 (4) $85,070
Bend-Redmond, OR 40 0.42 1.73 (4) $84,650
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3,370 0.35 1.44 (4) $84,640
Eugene, OR (8) (8) (8) (4) $81,440
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA (8) (8) (8) (4) $80,970
Madison, WI 60 0.15 0.63 (4) $79,960
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 120 0.15 0.63 (4) $79,530

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 140 0.92 3.82 (4) $48,540
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 140 0.50 2.08 (4) $84,290
Nevada nonmetropolitan area 120 1.24 5.12 (4) $68,160
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area 100 1.00 4.12 (4) $51,080
Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area 90 1.12 4.60 (4) $60,040

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

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada nonmetropolitan area 120 1.24 5.12 (4) $68,160
Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area 90 1.12 4.60 (4) $60,040
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area 100 1.00 4.12 (4) $51,080
Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 140 0.92 3.82 (4) $48,540
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area 80 0.63 2.61 (4) $56,000

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 140 0.50 2.08 (4) $84,290
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) (4) $82,770
Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) (4) $74,040
Nevada nonmetropolitan area 120 1.24 5.12 (4) $68,160
Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area 40 0.24 1.01 (4) $65,740


About May 2019 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2019 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2019 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: July 6, 2020