Special Education Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

In Columbus, there are 3 special education schools 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 Columbus, which includes special education training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Special Education Employment

Columbus 1,700
Ohio 21,500

Of the 8,260 special education professionals employed in Ohio, 1,700 work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbus, there has been a 55% decline in the number of special education professionals. As the employment for special education professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Special Education employment growth

24,950 24,500 24,930 22,080 8,260
3,740 3,670 3,870 3,420 1,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$50,333 $53,283 $56,163 $52,460 $50,820
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

In Columbus, salaries for special education professionals have increased. Columbus special education professionals made $50,820 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for special education professionals in Columbus was $50,333 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Columbus

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Columbus special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,200. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,910 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 141% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Columbus

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

Columbus special education professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Columbus


Many of Columbus' special education professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited special education schools in the city.

Special Education Programs Offered In Columbus


Columbus' special education schools offer 4 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Columbus


Approximately 78 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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