Special Education Schools
In Richmond, Virginia

The city of Richmond has 2 schools where special education faculty can find employment. The trends in Richmond'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
  • Bachelors degree in Special Education
  • Masters degree in Special Education


Statistics

Professional Trends

Richmond Vs. Virginia Special Education Employment

Richmond 150
Virginia 14,620

Exactly 150 of the 6,860 special education professionals employed in Virginia, work in Richmond. Between 2006 and 2010, in Richmond, there has been a 29% decline in the number of special education professionals. As the employment for special education professionals in Richmond has decreased, overall employment in Richmond has increased.

Richmond Vs. Virginia Special Education employment growth

16,100 15,800 15,660 15,020 6,860
210 220 270 No data 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Richmond

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Richmond

$41,863 $47,110 $47,570 No data $42,530
$37,120 $37,780 $39,600 No data $42,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Richmond
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Richmond

As the number of special education professionals in Richmond has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 special education professionals in Richmond reportedly earned an average salary of $42,530 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for special education professionals in Richmond was $41,863 per year. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Richmond is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Richmond

10th percentile
$30,490
25th percentile
$34,350
50th percentile
$40,530
75th percentile
$47,880
90th percentile
$59,980

Richmond special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $40,530. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,490 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 97% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Richmond

Early Childhood Education
$39,017
Special Education
$42,530
Teaching
$50,005
Elementary Education
$51,550
Speech Therapy
$67,430

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Richmond

2

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

Special Education Programs Offered In Richmond

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

Richmond's special education schools offer 3 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Richmond

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
30
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total33

Approximately 33 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Richmond, Virginia

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