Special Education Schools
In Columbus, Mississippi

In Columbus, there is only one special education school where special education faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the city of Columbus, which encompasses special education training at the special education masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Special Education Employment

Columbus 280
Mississippi 3,400

Exactly 280 of the 1,520 special education professionals employed in Mississippi, work in Columbus. The number of special education professionals in Columbus has shrunk by 70% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for special education professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Special Education employment growth

4,020 3,650 3,880 3,640 1,520
930 800 850 No data 280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$38,667 $42,717 $44,317 No data $41,570
$29,460 $30,890 $32,370 No data $32,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

As the number of special education professionals in Columbus has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $41,570 per year was earned by special education professionals in Columbus. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Columbus made an average salary of $38,667 per year. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Columbus is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Columbus

10th percentile
$33,070
25th percentile
$35,720
50th percentile
$40,320
75th percentile
$46,810
90th percentile
$53,190

Columbus special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $40,320. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,070 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 61% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Columbus

Early Childhood Education
$34,667
Special Education
$41,570
Elementary Education
$46,668
Teaching
$50,276
Speech Therapy
$55,580

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Columbus

1

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

Special Education Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Approximately 4 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Mississippi

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