Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School Career

Job Description: Teach elementary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.


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Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$60,090

Median Hourly Wage

$28.89*

Total Employed Nationally

190,530


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.