Special Education Teachers, Elementary School
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Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.
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The number of 'Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School' job openings is expected to rise 3.8% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School' was $62,390, or $29 per hour
'Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School' were paid 34.7% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 195,010 people employed as 'Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School' within the United States.
This represents around 0.13% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 758 people are employed as 'Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School'.
Teach academic, social, and life skills to elementary school students with learning, emotional, or physical disabilities. Includes teachers who specialize and work with students who are blind or have visual impairments; students who are deaf or have hearing impairments; and students with intellectual disabilities.
SOC Code: 25-2056.00
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