Special Education Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There are 2 special education schools in Portland for faculty to choose from. 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 following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Special Education Employment

Portland 810
Oregon 3,420

Exactly 810 of Oregon's 1,550 special education professionals work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, in Portland, there has been a 67% decline in the number of special education professionals. As the number of special education professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Special Education employment growth

4,440 4,610 4,260 4,040 1,550
2,450 2,980 2,490 2,410 810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$50,843 $52,030 $53,220 $52,433 $53,080
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for special education professionals in Portland have increased. In 2010 Portland special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $53,080. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Portland made an average salary of $50,843 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
$38,250
25th percentile
$42,930
50th percentile
$51,830
75th percentile
$63,440
90th percentile
$71,970

Special education professionals in Portland earn a median salary of $51,830 per year. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 88%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,250 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,970 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Portland

Early Childhood Education
$40,513
Special Education
$53,080
Elementary Education
$61,415
Teaching
$73,138
Speech Therapy
$76,450

On average special education professional salaries in Portland are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Portland

2

There are 2 accredited special education schools in the city. Many of Portland's special education professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Special Education Programs Offered In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by Portland's special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
42
doctor
1
Certificate
42
Total85

Approximately 85 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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