Special Education Schools In New Jersey

Special Education classes faculty can choose to work at one of 18 accredited special education schools in New Jersey. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of special education and special education training in New Jersey, which includes special education training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Caldwell College

    120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, New Jersey 07006-6195

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  2. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  3. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

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  4. Felician College

    262 S Main St, Lodi, New Jersey 07644

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  5. Georgian Court University

    900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697

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  6. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

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  7. Gloucester County College

    1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, New Jersey 08080

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  8. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  9. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  10. Monmouth University

    400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764-1898

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  11. Montclair State University

    1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road, Montclair, New Jersey 07043-1624

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  12. Rider University

    2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648-3099

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  13. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

    83 Somerset St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1281

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  14. Seton Hall University

    400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, New Jersey 07079-2697

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

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  16. The College of New Jersey

    2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-0718

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  17. William Paterson University of New Jersey

    300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, New Jersey 07470

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  18. Artistic Academy of Hair Design

    301 Gibraltar Drive, Suite 1-A, Morris Plains, New Jersey 07950

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Special Education Employment

New Jersey 21,830
National 468,850

Approximately 5% of the country's special education professionals work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Special education professionals In New Jersey

19,570 19,830 20,530 21,240 11,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Special Education is a shrinking field in New Jersey. 7,910 less special education professionals were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 40% decline in the field. This decline 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 New Jersey

$57,070 $58,807 $60,720 $62,237 $63,390
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of special education professionals is declining, the salaries paid to special education professionals are increasing in New Jersey. Special education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $57,070 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $63,390 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$42,810
25th percentile
$49,780
50th percentile
$59,570
75th percentile
$76,860
90th percentile
$90,640

This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 112% 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 New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Early Childhood Education
$53,375
Elementary Education
$75,332
Special Education
$63,917
Speech Therapy
$57,157
Teaching
$74,803

In New Jersey, special education professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Special Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
1
bachelor
7
master
18
doctor
1
Certificate
7
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As the number of special education professionals is decreasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 18 accredited special education schools in New Jersey state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,996 special education graduates from special education courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 531 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of special education school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey by 73%. A majority of these graduates, or 53%, graduated with an master's degree in special education.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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