Special Education Schools
In Athens, Georgia

There is only one special education school in Athens for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the city of Athens, which encompasses special education training at the following levels:

  • Special Education Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Special Education
  • Masters degree in Special Education
  • PhD degree in Special Education


Statistics

Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Georgia Special Education Employment

Athens 210
Georgia 20,480

Of the 9,610 special education professionals employed in Georgia, 210 work in Athens. There has been a 250% growth in the number of special education professionals in Athens between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Athens has also increased.

Athens Vs. Georgia Special Education employment growth

13,970 14,940 18,400 20,260 9,610
60 70 210 270 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$49,390 $51,165 $52,865 $55,780 $59,240
$34,260 $35,170 $37,200 $38,110 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

Salaries for special education professionals in Athens have increased. Athens special education professionals made $59,240 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for special education professionals in Athens was $49,390 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Athens.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Athens

10th percentile
$42,360
25th percentile
$49,760
50th percentile
$59,130
75th percentile
$69,190
90th percentile
$76,310

Special education professionals in Athens earn a median salary of $59,130 per year. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,360 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $76,310 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Athens

Early Childhood Education
$41,357
Special Education
$59,240
Speech Therapy
$60,180
Teaching
$60,425
Elementary Education
$62,900

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

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
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total4

Athens' special education schools offer 4 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Athens

associate
0
bachelor
31
master
12
doctor
3
Certificate
4
Total50

Approximately 50 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Athens, Georgia

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