Special Education Schools
In Minneapolis, Minnesota

Special Education faculty can choose to work at one of 4 special education schools in Minneapolis. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the city of Minneapolis, which encompasses special education training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Minneapolis Vs. Minnesota Special Education Employment

Minneapolis 3,230
Minnesota 11,310

Exactly 3,230 of the 5,530 special education professionals employed in Minnesota, work in Minneapolis. Between 2006 and 2010, in Minneapolis, there has been a 56% decline in the number of special education professionals. As the employment for special education professionals in Minneapolis has decreased, overall employment in Minneapolis has increased.

Minneapolis Vs. Minnesota Special Education employment growth

11,560 12,270 12,340 12,230 5,530
7,270 7,580 7,600 7,570 3,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Minnesota
  • Dark Yellow: Minneapolis

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Minneapolis

$50,543 $52,720 $53,873 $55,713 $56,620
$44,980 $46,410 $47,860 $48,670 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Minneapolis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Minneapolis

Salaries for special education professionals in Minneapolis have increased. In 2010 special education professionals in Minneapolis reportedly earned an average salary of $56,620 per year. The average salary for special education professionals in Minneapolis was $50,543 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Minneapolis is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Minneapolis

10th percentile
$36,230
25th percentile
$43,990
50th percentile
$54,860
75th percentile
$67,960
90th percentile
$79,350

Special education professionals in Minneapolis earn a median salary of $54,860 per year. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,230 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $79,350 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Minneapolis

Early Childhood Education
$46,400
Special Education
$56,620
Teaching
$63,403
Speech Therapy
$65,120
Elementary Education
$66,563

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Minneapolis

4

Many of Minneapolis' special education professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited special education schools in the city.

Special Education Programs Offered In Minneapolis

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
3
Total10

There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by Minneapolis' special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Minneapolis

associate
0
bachelor
14
master
124
doctor
6
Certificate
22
Total166

Approximately 166 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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