Special Education Schools
In Colorado Springs, Colorado

In Colorado Springs, there is only one special education school where special education faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the special education academic community in Colorado Springs, and the future trends. Academia in special education includes special education training at the special education masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Springs Vs. Colorado Special Education Employment

Colorado Springs 470
Colorado 6,780

Of the 3,260 special education professionals employed in Colorado, 470 work in Colorado Springs. There has been a 39% decline in the number of special education professionals in Colorado Springs between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Colorado Springs has also decreased.

Colorado Springs Vs. Colorado Special Education employment growth

5,420 5,730 5,710 6,450 3,260
770 820 800 870 470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Colorado Springs

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Colorado Springs

$43,737 $44,987 $46,667 $46,357 $47,190
$39,190 $40,960 $42,210 $43,790 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Colorado Springs
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Colorado Springs

As the number of special education professionals in Colorado Springs has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $47,190 per year was earned by special education professionals in Colorado Springs. The average salary for special education professionals in Colorado Springs was $43,737 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Colorado Springs is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Colorado Springs

10th percentile
$34,320
25th percentile
$39,300
50th percentile
$46,070
75th percentile
$54,950
90th percentile
$61,670

Special education professionals in Colorado Springs make a median yearly salary of $46,070. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,320 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $61,670 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Colorado Springs

Early Childhood Education
$39,615
Special Education
$47,190
Elementary Education
$54,203
Teaching
$56,058
Speech Therapy
$84,780

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Colorado Springs

1

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

Special Education Programs Offered In Colorado Springs

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in special education offered by Colorado Springs' special education school.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Colorado Springs

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
26
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total26

Approximately 26 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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