Special Education Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

The city of Des Moines has only one 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 Des Moines, and the future trends. Academia in special education includes special education training at the special education masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Special Education Employment

Des Moines 0
Iowa 4,440

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

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Special Education employment growth

5,640 6,200 5,710 5,200 2,410
760 820 850 610 No data
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$41,147 $42,160 $43,073 $48,803 $50,690
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

In Des Moines, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 special education professionals in Des Moines reportedly earned an average salary of $50,690 per year. Special education professionals in Des Moines made a yearly average salary of $41,147, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Des Moines.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Des Moines

10th percentile
$30,880
25th percentile
$38,450
50th percentile
$45,910
75th percentile
$56,630
90th percentile
$83,920

Special education professionals in Des Moines make a median yearly salary of $45,910. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 172%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,880 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $83,920 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Des Moines

Early Childhood Education
$43,035
Special Education
$50,690
Elementary Education
$50,910
Speech Therapy
$58,030
Teaching
$59,975

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Des Moines

1

There is only one accredited special education school in the city. Many of Des Moines' special education professionals are graduates of this school.

Special Education Programs Offered In Des Moines

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

Des Moines' special education schools offer 3 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Des Moines

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
11
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total11

Approximately 11 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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