Special Education Schools
In Chester, Pennsylvania

In Chester, there is only one special education school where special education faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of special education and special education education in Chester, which includes special education training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education Employment

Chester 3,310
Pennsylvania 22,050

Exactly 3,310 of Pennsylvania's 10,030 special education professionals work in Chester. There has been a 18% decline in the number of special education professionals in Chester between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Chester has increased.

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education employment growth

11,590 21,790 23,920 23,680 10,030
4,040 8,590 8,540 8,540 3,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$54,615 $56,557 $58,303 $61,037 $58,800
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

As the number of special education professionals in Chester has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 special education professionals in Chester reportedly earned an average salary of $58,800 per year. The average salary for special education professionals in Chester was $54,615 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Chester is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Chester

10th percentile
$38,690
25th percentile
$45,180
50th percentile
$55,980
75th percentile
$71,650
90th percentile
$86,800

Special education professionals in Chester earn a median salary of $55,980 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 124%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,690 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $86,800 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Chester

Early Childhood Education
$44,960
Special Education
$58,800
Elementary Education
$67,460
Speech Therapy
$71,510
Teaching
$72,767

On average special education professionals in Chester earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Chester.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Chester

1

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

Special Education Programs Offered In Chester

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

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

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Chester

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
16
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total19

In 2010 approximately 19 students graduated from special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Chester, Pennsylvania

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

The number of special education faculty, growth in the field of special education academia and special education faculty salaries in Chester, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. Your anonymous submission of information regarding your career and salary will help us create a valuable career planning database for the benefit of special education faculty at the bachelors degree in special education, and masters degree in special education levels in Chester. Once you have submitted your information, you will be able to view a summary of some of the data we have collected so far.

Schools

Career Index

Your free online education database