According to CAREERwise, kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Minnesota earn more than $58,000 annually, which is above the statewide median of roughly $48,000 a year. Top earners make more than $73,000 a year.
This career path is currently in high demand with high growth compared to other careers. There will be a need for about 3,797 new kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers to meet market demand between 2018–2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.