Special Education Teachers

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Occupation Description

Special education teachers teach middle school subjects to academically and physically challenged students. Teachers that specialize in audibly and visually challenged students are included, as are those who teach basic academic and life processes to mentally impaired students.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

96380

Job Openings By 2020

48800

Growth Rate

20.2%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors in Education - Special Education

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth