Special Education Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

There are 2 special education schools in Birmingham for faculty to choose from. The trends in Birmingham'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:

  • Bachelors degree in Special Education
  • Masters degree in Special Education


Statistics

Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Special Education Employment

Birmingham 210
Alabama 4,420

Exactly 210 of Alabama's 1,940 special education professionals work in Birmingham. There has been a 46% decline in the number of special education professionals in Birmingham between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for special education professionals in Birmingham has decreased, overall employment in Birmingham has also decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Special Education employment growth

4,460 4,700 4,930 5,150 1,940
390 450 550 No data 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$39,290 $42,367 $45,510 No data $48,050
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

As the number of special education professionals in Birmingham has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. Birmingham special education professionals made $48,050 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Birmingham made an average salary of $39,290 per year. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Birmingham is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Birmingham

10th percentile
$35,130
25th percentile
$41,660
50th percentile
$49,480
75th percentile
$55,560
90th percentile
$59,490

Special education professionals in Birmingham make a median yearly salary of $49,480. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,130 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 69% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Early Childhood Education
$37,745
Special Education
$48,050
Teaching
$51,264
Elementary Education
$53,948
Speech Therapy
$78,180

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Birmingham

2

There are 2 accredited special education schools in the city. Many of Birmingham's special education professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Special Education Programs Offered In Birmingham

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by Birmingham's special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Birmingham

associate
0
bachelor
9
master
59
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total68

Approximately 68 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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