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Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Missouri

Is Missouri a good place for you to work as a Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teacher?

5.3% Jobs Projection
$49,130 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Missouri are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Missouri is growing faster than average.

  • Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Missouri earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers Work in Missouri?

In Missouri, there were 1,680 people working as Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 1,620 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 2,100 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers working in it, which means Missouri has fewer Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers than average.

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Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

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Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 140 annual job openings, and a total of 1,980 jobs for Missouri Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 15,000 annual jobs and 202,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers ranged from $34,510 to $81,220 with $49,130 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Missouri is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Missouri Metros for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 990 $51,110
Kansas City, MO-KS 730 $57,110
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 190 $57,040
Springfield, MO 180 $47,450
Joplin, MO 60 $41,780

Top States for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers Employment

View the list below to see where most Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 18,790 $72,570
California 15,230 $78,850
Texas 13,470 $57,480
New Jersey 12,110 $65,700
Illinois 9,670 $60,650
Ohio 7,160 $55,080
North Carolina 7,080 $46,630
Massachusetts 6,490 $72,260
Pennsylvania 6,010 $64,380
Virginia 5,870 $62,740
Georgia 5,180 $54,520
Florida 5,020 $60,230
Minnesota 4,600 $60,790
Washington 4,570 $65,680
Tennessee 4,180 $51,150
Louisiana 3,990 $49,700
Maryland 3,970 $61,730
Colorado 3,510 $51,200
Kentucky 3,250 $53,850
Indiana 3,210 $50,900

Below are the states where Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $78,850
District of Columbia $78,050
Connecticut $77,360
Oregon $75,830
Rhode Island $72,950
New York $72,570
Massachusetts $72,260
Alaska $72,050
Michigan $66,240
New Jersey $65,700

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