Special Education Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

There is only one special education school in Fairfax for faculty to choose from. The trends in Fairfax's special education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes special education training at the following levels:

  • Special Education Certificate
  • Masters degree in Special Education


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Special Education Employment

Fairfax 3,880
Virginia 14,620

Of the 6,860 special education professionals employed in Virginia, 3,880 work in Fairfax. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Fairfax has shrunk by 61%. As the employment for special education professionals in Fairfax has decreased, overall employment in Fairfax has increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Special Education employment growth

16,100 15,800 15,660 15,020 6,860
10,010 10,150 10,060 8,460 3,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$63,133 $64,243 $70,680 $74,583 $74,850
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

Salaries for special education professionals in Fairfax have increased. In 2010 Fairfax special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $74,850. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for special education professionals in Fairfax was $63,133 per year. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Fairfax is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Fairfax

10th percentile
$43,260
25th percentile
$56,270
50th percentile
$73,730
75th percentile
$92,860
90th percentile
$114,420

Special education professionals in Fairfax earn a median salary of $73,730 per year. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,260 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $114,420 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Early Childhood Education
$52,308
Teaching
$73,272
Special Education
$74,850
Elementary Education
$75,443
Speech Therapy
$83,940

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Fairfax

1

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

Special Education Programs Offered In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total5

Fairfax's special education schools offer 5 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
186
doctor
0
Certificate
82
Total268

Approximately 268 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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