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Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Virginia

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

11.0% Jobs Projection
$62,740 Median Salary
430 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

5,870 people worked as Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 5,390 Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 480 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 Virginia has more Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers than average.

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Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

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Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 430 annual job openings, and a total of 5,640 jobs for Virginia 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 Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers ranged from $43,030 to $99,800 with $62,740 being the median annual salary.

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

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Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,560 $71,640
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 1,250 $69,780
Richmond, VA 750 $57,370
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 160 $46,570
Charlottesville, VA 130 $64,740
Lynchburg, VA 120 $48,100
Roanoke, VA 110 $49,440
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA 90 $55,140
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 60 $48,560

Top States for Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers Employment

The table below shows the states 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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