Special Education Schools
In Fairfield, Connecticut

In Fairfield, there is only one special education school where special education faculty can find employment. The trends in Fairfield'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

Fairfield Vs. Connecticut Special Education Employment

Fairfield 560
Connecticut 6,300

Of the 2,790 special education professionals employed in Connecticut, 560 work in Fairfield. The number of special education professionals in Fairfield has shrunk by 70% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of special education professionals in Fairfield has decreased, overall employment in Fairfield has also decreased.

Fairfield Vs. Connecticut Special Education employment growth

7,020 6,710 7,110 6,610 2,790
1,850 1,850 1,970 1,740 560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfield

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Fairfield

$60,847 $67,310 $70,070 $72,073 $71,910
$50,920 $53,050 $55,160 $57,340 $58,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Fairfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfield

As the number of special education professionals in Fairfield has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $71,910 per year was earned by special education professionals in Fairfield. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Fairfield made an average salary of $60,847 per year. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Fairfield is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Fairfield

10th percentile
$47,850
25th percentile
$57,140
50th percentile
$71,310
75th percentile
$87,030
90th percentile
$102,320

Fairfield special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $71,310. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 114%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $47,850 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $102,320 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Fairfield

Early Childhood Education
$57,010
Special Education
$71,910
Teaching
$73,421
Speech Therapy
$79,530
Elementary Education
$84,485

On average special education professional salaries in Fairfield are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Fairfield

1

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

Special Education Programs Offered In Fairfield

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Fairfield's special education school offers one special education degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Fairfield

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
24
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total24

In 2010 approximately 24 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Fairfield, Connecticut

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