Special Education Schools
In Athens, West Virginia

In Athens, there is only one special education school where special education faculty can find employment. 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. West Virginia Special Education Employment

Athens 630
West Virginia 4,470

Exactly 630 of West Virginia's 2,250 special education professionals work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Athens has shrunk by 42%. Overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. West Virginia Special Education employment growth

4,380 4,590 4,660 4,810 2,250
1,090 1,030 1,130 No data 630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$38,923 $39,180 $40,843 No data $41,850
$29,770 $30,540 $31,560 No data $33,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

As the number of special education professionals in Athens has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $41,850 per year was earned by special education professionals in Athens. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Athens made an average salary of $38,923 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Athens.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Athens

10th percentile
$28,160
25th percentile
$33,950
50th percentile
$42,360
75th percentile
$49,840
90th percentile
$56,060

Athens special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $42,360. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 99%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,160 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $56,060 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Athens

Early Childhood Education
$40,567
Special Education
$41,850
Elementary Education
$49,515
Speech Therapy
$56,490
Teaching
$56,648

On average special education professional salaries in Athens are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Athens

1

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

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
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

In 2010 approximately 5 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Athens, West Virginia

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