Special Education Schools In Hawaii

In Hawaii, there are 4 accredited schools where special education classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Hawaii's special education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in special education includes special education training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Chaminade University of Honolulu

    3140 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-1578

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Hawaii at Manoa

    2600 Campus Road, Hawaii Hall, Room 001, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822-2301

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Brigham Young University-Hawaii

    55-220 Kulanui Street, Laie, Hawaii 96762-1294

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  4. University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus

    745 Fort Street Ste 2000, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-3800

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Special Education Employment

Hawaii 1,250
National 468,850

Approximately 1% of the country's special education professionals work in Hawaii state.

Employment Growth for Special education professionals In Hawaii

950 1,470 1,290 1,330 1,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Hawaii, the field of special education is growing. In 2010 there were 300 more special education professionals working in Hawaii than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of special education has grown by 32% in Hawaii. This growth is slower than the change in the number of special education professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of special education professionals has shrunk by 50% from 2006 to 2010.

Special Education VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$42,603 $44,670 $47,420 $49,110 $49,770
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to special education professionals are growing in Hawaii. Special education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $42,603 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $49,770 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Hawaii

10th percentile
$31,250
25th percentile
$43,530
50th percentile
$49,140
75th percentile
$56,980
90th percentile
$68,280

Thus, special education professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 119% pay differential between the highest paid special education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of special education in Hawaii.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Early Childhood Education
$41,498
Elementary Education
$57,128
Special Education
$49,770
Speech Therapy
$44,570
Teaching
$65,319

In Hawaii, special education professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Special Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Hawaii

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total8

As the number of special education professionals is increasing in Hawaii state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited special education schools in Hawaii state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 270 special education graduates from special education courses in Hawaii and in 2010 there were 116 graduates.

Thus there was a 57% percent decrease in the number of special education school degree or certificate graduates in Hawaii. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned an bachelor's degree in special education.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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