Transition Teacher Career

*A job as a Transition Teacher falls under the broader career category of Special Education Teachers, Secondary School. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.

Job Description for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School : Teach secondary 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, Secondary Schoo Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$64,020

Median Hourly Wage

$30.78*

Total Employed Nationally

132,490


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.