Special Education Schools
In Providence, Rhode Island

Special Education faculty can choose to work at one of 2 special education schools in Providence. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the special education academic community in Providence, and the future trends. Academia in special education includes special education training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Special Education Employment

Providence 1,200
Rhode Island 2,010

Exactly 1,200 of the 1,090 special education professionals employed in Rhode Island, work in Providence. There has been a 29% decline in the number of special education professionals in Providence between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Providence has increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Special Education employment growth

1,310 1,800 1,040 2,010 1,090
1,690 2,170 2,520 2,350 1,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$56,020 $61,980 $64,110 $65,800 $62,160
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

As the number of special education professionals in Providence has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 Providence special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,160. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for special education professionals in Providence was $56,020 per year. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Providence is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Providence

10th percentile
$38,880
25th percentile
$50,970
50th percentile
$63,900
75th percentile
$74,110
90th percentile
$83,560

Special education professionals in Providence earn a median salary of $63,900 per year. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,880 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 115% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Providence

Early Childhood Education
$52,563
Special Education
$62,160
Elementary Education
$70,723
Teaching
$72,471
Speech Therapy
$73,420

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Providence

2

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

Special Education Programs Offered In Providence

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by Providence's special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Providence

associate
0
bachelor
176
master
56
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total232

In 2010 approximately 232 students graduated from special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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