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Is Connecticut a good place for you to work as a Middle School Special Education Teacher?

-3% Jobs Projection
$79,900 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

While jobs for Middle School Special Education Teachers in Connecticut are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Middle School Special Education Teachers in Connecticut is expected to decrease.

  • Middle School Special Education Teachers in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Middle School Special Education Teachers Work in Connecticut?

1,070 people worked as Middle School Special Education Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,090 Middle School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Middle School Special Education Teachers in CT Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,040 Middle School Special Education Teachers working in it, which means Connecticut has more Middle School Special Education Teachers than average.

Middle School Special Education Teachers in CT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state are declining at a rate of 2.8% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.2%.

Job Projections for Middle School Special Education Teachers: Nation vs. CT

Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 70 annual job openings, and a total of 1,040 jobs for Connecticut Middle School Special Education Teachers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,100 annual jobs and 95,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Middle School Special Education Teachers Make in Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Special Education Teachers ranged from $52,270 to $102,770 with $79,900 being the median annual salary.

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

Middle School Special Education Teachers Earnings: CT vs. National Average

Top Connecticut Metros for Middle School Special Education Teachers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 340 $85,910
Springfield, MA-CT 280 $62,340
Worcester, MA-CT 260 $72,600
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 250 $78,270
New Haven, CT 160 $80,870
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 130 $63,590
Waterbury, CT 60 $70,310
Danbury, CT 40 $83,440

Top States for Middle School Special Education Teachers Employment

View the list below to see where most Middle School Special Education Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 10,970 $79,230
Texas 7,620 $56,920
New Jersey 6,850 $68,050
California 4,710 $74,810
Ohio 4,370 $58,480
Georgia 4,040 $58,410
Massachusetts 3,470 $72,540
Illinois 3,420 $60,140
Maryland 3,280 $72,000
Virginia 3,150 $69,210
North Carolina 2,950 $48,400
Florida 2,490 $53,820
Pennsylvania 2,390 $64,060
Colorado 1,800 $50,970
Minnesota 1,690 $64,760
Louisiana 1,610 $50,350
Arizona 1,560 $43,620
Missouri 1,490 $47,600
Kentucky 1,430 $53,710
Washington 1,210 $64,060

Below are the states where Middle School Special Education Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Oregon $81,280
Connecticut $79,900
New York $79,230
California $74,810
Alaska $73,030
Massachusetts $72,540
Maryland $72,000
Rhode Island $71,310
Virginia $69,210
Delaware $68,080

Discover similar careers:

Occupation CT Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 2,860
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 1,660
Special Education Teachers 660
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 180

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