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Special Education Professors in Arizona

Considering a career as a Special Education Professor in Arizona?

9.7% Jobs Projection
$47,990 Median Salary
200 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Special Education Professors in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Special Education Professors in Arizona is growing faster than average.

  • Special Education Professors in Arizona earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Special Education Professors Work in Arizona?

In Arizona, there were 2,390 people working as Special Education Professors in the year 2018.

There were 2,530 Special Education Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Special Education Professors in AZ Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,350 Special Education Professors working in it, which means Arizona has more Special Education Professors than average.

Special Education Professors in AZ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arizona

Jobs for Special Education Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 9.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.

Job Projections for Special Education Professors: Nation vs. AZ

Arizona Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 200 annual job openings, and a total of 2,610 jobs for Arizona Special Education Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 10,500 annual jobs and 141,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Special Education Professors Make in Arizona?

In 2018 wages for Special Education Professors ranged from $34,590 to $71,560 with $47,990 being the median annual salary.

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

Special Education Professors Earnings: AZ vs. National Average

Top Arizona Metros for Special Education Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,760 $48,460
Tucson, AZ 350 $47,440
Flagstaff, AZ 50 $62,900
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 50 n/a

Top States for Special Education Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Special Education Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 17,420 $77,400
Texas 12,970 $57,960
California 10,520 $83,650
Pennsylvania 8,510 $61,250
Illinois 8,440 $64,850
Ohio 6,350 $58,990
New Jersey 6,290 $73,820
Minnesota 4,910 $61,920
Florida 4,660 $51,610
Massachusetts 4,630 $74,110
North Carolina 4,350 $48,070
Virginia 4,110 $57,770
Georgia 3,410 $57,670
Tennessee 3,360 $52,780
Missouri 2,890 $45,420
Louisiana 2,850 $51,750
Arizona 2,390 $47,990
Colorado 2,290 $52,700
Kentucky 2,280 $54,930
Maryland 2,150 $69,510

Below are the states where Special Education Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $83,650
Oregon $79,600
New York $77,400
Connecticut $77,350
Alaska $76,220
Rhode Island $75,350
Massachusetts $74,110
New Jersey $73,820
District of Columbia $71,550
Maryland $69,510

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Occupation AZ Employment Total
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 2,850
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 1,560
Special Education Teachers 340
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 310

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