Special Education Schools
In Fitchburg, Massachusetts

In Fitchburg, there is only one special education 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 Fitchburg, and the future trends. Academia in special education includes special education training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fitchburg Vs. Massachusetts Special Education Employment

Fitchburg 140
Massachusetts 17,740

Of the 8,710 special education professionals employed in Massachusetts, 140 work in Fitchburg. There has been a 60% decline in the number of special education professionals in Fitchburg between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for special education professionals in Fitchburg has decreased, overall employment in Fitchburg has also decreased.

Fitchburg Vs. Massachusetts Special Education employment growth

13,720 14,750 15,690 16,870 8,710
350 380 390 350 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Fitchburg

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Fitchburg

$51,650 $55,007 $56,803 $59,093 $58,440
$38,000 $39,000 $39,510 $40,060 $40,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Fitchburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fitchburg

In Fitchburg, salaries for special education professionals have increased. Fitchburg special education professionals made $58,440 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for special education professionals in Fitchburg was $51,650 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fitchburg.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Fitchburg

10th percentile
$45,130
25th percentile
$51,060
50th percentile
$58,790
75th percentile
$67,230
90th percentile
$73,200

Special education professionals in Fitchburg make a median yearly salary of $58,790. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,130 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $73,200 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Fitchburg

Early Childhood Education
$47,920
Special Education
$58,440
Teaching
$63,774
Elementary Education
$68,890
Speech Therapy
$70,950

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Fitchburg

1

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

Special Education Programs Offered In Fitchburg

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Fitchburg's special education schools offer 2 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Fitchburg

associate
0
bachelor
10
master
54
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total64

In 2010 approximately 64 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

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