Special Education Schools
In River Forest, Illinois

In River Forest, there are 2 special education schools where special education faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the city of River Forest, which encompasses special education training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

River Forest Vs. Illinois Special Education Employment

River Forest 5,010
Illinois 23,340

Exactly 5,010 of the 9,900 special education professionals employed in Illinois, work in River Forest. There has been a 72% decline in the number of special education professionals in River Forest between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in River Forest has increased.

River Forest Vs. Illinois Special Education employment growth

30,540 26,010 5,430 22,660 9,900
17,770 14,770 11,000 11,720 5,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: River Forest

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in River Forest

$57,710 $62,833 $62,807 $61,843 $59,340
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in River Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in River Forest

Salaries for special education professionals in River Forest have increased. In 2010 River Forest special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $59,340. The average salary for special education professionals in River Forest was $57,710 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in River Forest.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in River Forest

10th percentile
$38,800
25th percentile
$45,970
50th percentile
$56,890
75th percentile
$70,030
90th percentile
$87,770

Special education professionals in River Forest make a median yearly salary of $56,890. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,800 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $87,770 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in River Forest

Early Childhood Education
$51,440
Special Education
$59,340
Teaching
$63,319
Speech Therapy
$69,780
Elementary Education
$72,043

River Forest special education professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in River Forest

2

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

Special Education Programs Offered In River Forest

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by River Forest's special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In River Forest

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
14
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total16

Approximately 16 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in River Forest, Illinois

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