Special Education Schools
In Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Special Education faculty can choose to work at only one special education school in Bethlehem. The trends in Bethlehem's special education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes special education training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Special Education
  • PhD degree in Special Education


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bethlehem Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education Employment

Bethlehem 750
Pennsylvania 22,050

Exactly 750 of Pennsylvania's 10,030 special education professionals work in Bethlehem. The number of special education professionals in Bethlehem has shrunk by 25% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for special education professionals in Bethlehem has decreased, overall employment in Bethlehem has increased.

Bethlehem Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education employment growth

11,590 21,790 23,920 23,680 10,030
1,000 760 1,840 1,880 750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Bethlehem

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Bethlehem

$52,970 $53,920 $56,897 $58,540 $58,280
$37,440 $38,410 $39,810 $40,780 $42,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Bethlehem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bethlehem

Salaries for special education professionals in Bethlehem have increased. In 2010 Bethlehem special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $58,280. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Bethlehem made an average salary of $52,970 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Bethlehem.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Bethlehem

10th percentile
$40,000
25th percentile
$46,150
50th percentile
$55,200
75th percentile
$70,360
90th percentile
$82,440

Special education professionals in Bethlehem earn a median salary of $55,200 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 106%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,000 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,440 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Bethlehem

Early Childhood Education
$43,060
Special Education
$58,280
Elementary Education
$67,478
Teaching
$67,650
Speech Therapy
$87,490

Bethlehem special education professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Bethlehem

1

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

Special Education Programs Offered In Bethlehem

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by Bethlehem's special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Bethlehem

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
33
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total36

In 2010 approximately 36 students graduated from special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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