Special Education Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

In Columbia, 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 Columbia, and the future trends. Academia in special education includes special education training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Special Education Employment

Columbia 0
Missouri 11,480

As the employment for special education professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Special Education employment growth

11,960 13,090 12,960 13,660 5,110
100 220 280 330 No data
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$38,520 $40,843 $40,273 $41,733 $41,060
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In 2010 special education professionals in Columbia reportedly earned an average salary of $41,060 per year. Special education professionals in Columbia made a yearly average salary of $38,520, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Columbia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Columbia

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Columbia special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $42,150. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,800 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 75% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Columbia

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Columbia


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Columbia


Columbia's special education schools offer 3 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Columbia


Approximately 42 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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