Special Education Teachers, Middle School

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
14%
risk level
POLLING
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LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
3.5%
by year 2031
WAGES
$62,990
or $30.28 per hour
Volume
82,970
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
5.7/10

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Automation risk

14% (Minimal Risk)

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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Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Originality

  • Negotiation

  • Persuasion

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Growth

Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Special Education Teachers, Middle School' job openings is expected to rise 3.5% by 2031

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Special Education Teachers, Middle School' was $62,990, or $30 per hour

'Special Education Teachers, Middle School' were paid 36.0% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 82,970 people employed as 'Special Education Teachers, Middle School' within the United States.

This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as 'Special Education Teachers, Middle School'.

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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