Special Education Teachers, Middle School (25-2053)
Occupation description: Teach middle 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. Substitute teachers are included in "Teachers and Instructors, All Other" (25-3099).
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Employment and Job Openings
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95% Confidence Interval
|Wage by Percentile
|Balance of State
(1) indicates an hourly wage greater than $90, or an annual wage greater than $187,200.
(2) indicates that the confidence interval value could not be calculated.
Labor Force Indicators
|2011 Worker Characteristics
|Total workers||Nonresident workers
||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus
|2011 Potential Supply
|Qualified but working in another occupation||1
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||0
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||2
|2011 ALEXsys Employment Data
|Number of registrants
|Number of job position postings
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings
Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: Bachelor’s degree
||Work experience: None
||On-the-job training: Internship/Residency