Special Education Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

The city of Cambridge has 2 schools where special education faculty can find employment. The trends in Cambridge'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:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Special Education Employment

Cambridge 4,300
Massachusetts 17,740

Exactly 4,300 of the 8,710 special education professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Cambridge. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Cambridge has shrunk by 23%. Overall employment in Cambridge has increased.

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Special Education employment growth

13,720 14,750 15,690 16,870 8,710
5,560 6,050 6,610 7,220 4,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Cambridge

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$51,650 $57,067 $59,020 $60,093 $58,090
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

As the number of special education professionals in Cambridge has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 special education professionals in Cambridge reportedly earned an average salary of $58,090 per year. Special education professionals in Cambridge made a yearly average salary of $51,650, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Cambridge is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Cambridge

10th percentile
$30,830
25th percentile
$42,750
50th percentile
$57,510
75th percentile
$70,920
90th percentile
$86,940

Special education professionals in Cambridge make a median yearly salary of $57,510. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,830 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 182% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Cambridge

Early Childhood Education
$53,865
Special Education
$58,090
Elementary Education
$69,298
Speech Therapy
$72,900
Teaching
$82,822

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Cambridge

2

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

Special Education Programs Offered In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

Cambridge's special education schools offer 5 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
261
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total271

Approximately 271 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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