Special Education Schools
In Portland, Maine

In Portland, there is only one special education school where special education faculty can find employment. The trends in Portland's special education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes special education training at the special education masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Maine Special Education Employment

Portland 370
Maine 3,100

Exactly 370 of the 1,800 special education professionals employed in Maine, work in Portland. The number of special education professionals in Portland has shrunk by 49% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Maine Special Education employment growth

2,800 3,070 3,200 3,100 1,800
730 930 960 840 370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$45,070 $45,760 $47,270 $48,220 $48,440
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of special education professionals in Portland has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. Portland special education professionals made $48,440 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Portland made an average salary of $45,070 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$34,010
25th percentile
$40,460
50th percentile
$48,430
75th percentile
$56,860
90th percentile
$63,800

Portland special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $48,430. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,010 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 88% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Portland

Early Childhood Education
$43,887
Special Education
$48,440
Elementary Education
$55,450
Teaching
$57,334
Speech Therapy
$60,910

On average special education professionals in Portland earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Portland.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Portland

1

Many of Portland's special education professionals are graduates of the only accredited special education school in the city.

Special Education Programs Offered In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Portland's special education school offers one special education degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
21
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total21

In 2010 approximately 21 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Portland, Maine

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