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Considering a career as a Middle School Special Education Teacher in Washington?

18.6% Jobs Projection
$64,060 Median Salary
150 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Middle School Special Education Teachers in Washington is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Middle School Special Education Teachers Work in Washington?

1,210 people worked as Middle School Special Education Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,210 Middle School Special Education Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Middle School Special Education Teachers in WA Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Middle School Special Education Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 18.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.2%.

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

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 150 annual job openings, and a total of 1,850 jobs for Washington 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 Washington?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Special Education Teachers ranged from $45,750 to $82,360 with $64,060 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 590 $66,210
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 420 $79,160
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 140 $62,690
Kennewick-Richland, WA 70 $61,430
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 50 $71,120
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 40 $61,150

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 WA Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 4,570
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 2,120
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 660
Special Education Teachers 120

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