Special Education Schools
In Athens, Alabama

Special Education faculty can choose to work at only one special education school in Athens. The trends in Athens' special education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes special education training at the special education bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Alabama Special Education Employment

Athens 90
Alabama 4,420

Exactly 90 of Alabama's 1,940 special education professionals work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Athens has shrunk by 36%. As the number of special education professionals in Athens has decreased, overall employment in Athens has also decreased.

Athens Vs. Alabama Special Education employment growth

4,460 4,700 4,930 5,150 1,940
140 80 80 110 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$42,890 $45,360 $47,490 $52,250 $52,280
$41,270 $43,260 $44,540 $46,220 $48,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

In Athens, salaries for special education professionals have increased. Athens special education professionals made $52,280 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for special education professionals in Athens was $42,890 per year. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Athens is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Athens

10th percentile
$39,150
25th percentile
$44,020
50th percentile
$52,370
75th percentile
$60,270
90th percentile
$69,610

Athens special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,370. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,150 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 78% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Athens

Early Childhood Education
$42,768
Special Education
$52,280
Teaching
$55,027
Elementary Education
$58,115
Speech Therapy
$73,790

On average special education professionals in Athens earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Athens.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Athens

1

There is only one accredited special education school in the city. Many of Athens' special education professionals are graduates of this school.

Special Education Programs Offered In Athens

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in special education offered by Athens' special education school.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Athens

associate
0
bachelor
25
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total25

Approximately 25 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Athens, Alabama

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