Special Education Teachers, Secondary School


Teach secondary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Include 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.


Top Industry of Employment

  1. Elementary And Secondary Schools

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 2,660 34,530.00 24,450.00 39,580.00 30,320 22,470 34,250
Columbia MSA 50 35,430.00 27,460.00 39,410.00 32,940 25,690 36,560
St Louis MSA 760 39,300.00 29,580.00 44,160.00 38,053 24,920 44,619
Central Region* 270 33,463.00 23,569.00 38,410.00 34,001 24,944 38,530
Ozark Region* 220 32,794.00 25,598.00 36,392.00 32,367 24,021 36,540
Southeast Region* 320 30,352.00 22,523.00 34,266.00 28,675 23,690 31,167
St. Charles* 110 39,878.00 28,911.00 45,362.00 37,689 30,817 41,126
St. Louis County* 170 41,400.00 31,768.00 46,217.00 31,027 23,816 34,632
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 80 33,756.00 22,150.00 39,559.00

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 2,740 3,390 650 23.72 100 Great
Kansas City MSA 950 1,210 260 27.37 38 Great
St Louis MSA 910 1,130 220 24.18 34 Good
Central Region* 340 420 80 23.53 12 Good
Northeast Region* 130 150 20 15.38 5 Great
Northwest Region* 150 180 30 20.00 2 Great
Ozark Region* 200 260 60 30.00 10 Good
South Central Region* 120 150 30 25.00 5 Great
Southeast Region* 340 420 80 23.53 12 Good
Southwest Region* 140 170 30 21.43 5 Outstanding
West Central Region* 160 190 30 18.75 6 Great

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This profession generally requires Bachelor's degree in one of the following
Special Education and Teaching, General