Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

6.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
2%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
7.7%
by 2030
WAGES
$62,320
or $29.96 hourly
VOLUME
142,500
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:
Social Perceptiveness
Assisting and Caring for Others
Originality
Persuasion
Negotiation
Key
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Special Education Teachers, Secondary School' job openings is expected to rise 7.7% by 2030
'Special Education Teachers, Secondary 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, Secondary School' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Special Education Teachers, Secondary School' was $62,320, or $29.96 hourly
'Special Education Teachers, Secondary School' are paid 48.6% 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 142,500 people employed as Special Education Teachers, Secondary School.
This represents around 0.10% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Teach academic, social, and life skills to secondary 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: 25-2058.00

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