Special Education Schools
In Aberdeen, South Dakota

In Aberdeen, there is only one special education school where special education faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the special education academic community in Aberdeen, and the future trends. Academia in special education includes special education training at the following levels:

  • Special Education Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Special Education


Statistics

Professional Trends

Aberdeen Vs. South Dakota Special Education Employment

Aberdeen 190
South Dakota 1,400

Of the 660 special education professionals employed in South Dakota, 190 work in Aberdeen. There has been a 47% decline in the number of special education professionals in Aberdeen between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of special education professionals in Aberdeen has decreased, overall employment in Aberdeen has also decreased.

Aberdeen Vs. South Dakota Special Education employment growth

1,320 1,480 1,370 1,380 660
360 370 430 No data 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Aberdeen

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Aberdeen

$32,960 $33,760 $34,827 No data $36,520
$28,800 $29,670 $30,750 No data $32,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Aberdeen
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Aberdeen

As the number of special education professionals in Aberdeen has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. Aberdeen special education professionals made $36,520 per year, on average, in 2010. Special education professionals in Aberdeen made a yearly average salary of $32,960, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Aberdeen.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Aberdeen

10th percentile
$28,990
25th percentile
$32,360
50th percentile
$36,070
75th percentile
$40,480
90th percentile
$45,830

Special education professionals in Aberdeen earn a median salary of $36,070 per year. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 58%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,990 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $45,830 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Aberdeen

Early Childhood Education
$34,563
Special Education
$36,520
Speech Therapy
$44,120
Elementary Education
$44,468
Teaching
$44,569

Special education professional salaries in Aberdeen are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Aberdeen

1

Many of Aberdeen's special education professionals are graduates of the only accredited special education school in the city.

Special Education Programs Offered In Aberdeen

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Aberdeen's special education schools offer 2 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Aberdeen

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

In 2010 approximately 3 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Aberdeen, South Dakota

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