Special Education Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education Employment

Pittsburgh 1,650
Pennsylvania 22,050

Exactly 1,650 of the 10,030 special education professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk by 57%. As the number of special education professionals in Pittsburgh has decreased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education employment growth

11,590 21,790 23,920 23,680 10,030
3,800 3,850 4,150 4,490 1,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$51,590 $54,960 $55,640 $55,910 $53,020
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 special education professionals in Pittsburgh reportedly earned an average salary of $53,020 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for special education professionals in Pittsburgh was $51,590 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Pittsburgh.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$30,870
25th percentile
$39,930
50th percentile
$51,140
75th percentile
$65,540
90th percentile
$80,350

Special education professionals in Pittsburgh make a median yearly salary of $51,140. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 160%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,870 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,350 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Early Childhood Education
$42,895
Special Education
$53,020
Elementary Education
$62,198
Speech Therapy
$68,580
Teaching
$70,849

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Pittsburgh

4

There are 4 accredited special education schools in the city. Many of Pittsburgh's special education professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Special Education Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

Pittsburgh's special education schools offer 5 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
23
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total30

In 2010 approximately 30 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of special education faculty in Pittsburgh, growth in the field of special education academia and faculty salaries in Pittsburgh. If you are involved in teaching special education courses to students at the certificate in special education, bachelors degree in special education, and masters degree in special education levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of special education in Pittsburgh. Once you have submitted your information an outline of the data we have collected up until now will be available for you to view.

Schools

Career Index

Your free online education database