Special Education Teachers, Middle School

6.1/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $29.72 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 2% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
very important
quite important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Special Education Teachers, Middle School' job openings is expected to rise 7.5% by 2030
'Special Education Teachers, Middle School' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Special Education Teachers, Middle School' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Special Education Teachers, Middle School' was $61,820, or $29.72 hourly
'Special Education Teachers, Middle School' are paid 47.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 80,110 people employed as Special Education Teachers, Middle School.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Teach academic, social, and life skills to middle 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: 25-2057.00

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