Special Education Schools In South Dakota

There are 9 accredited special education schools in South Dakota for faculty who teach special education classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the special education academic community in South Dakota, and the future trends in special education training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Augustana College in Sioux Falls

    2001 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57197-0001

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  2. Black Hills State University

    1200 University St, Spearfish, South Dakota 57799-9500

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  3. Dakota State University

    820 N Washington, Madison, South Dakota 57042-1799

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  4. Dakota Wesleyan University

    1200 W University Ave, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301-4398

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  5. Mount Marty College

    1105 W. 8th Street, Yankton, South Dakota 57078-3724

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  6. Northern State University

    1200 S Jay St, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-7198

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  7. Oglala Lakota College

    490 Piya Wiconi Road, Kyle, South Dakota 57752-0490

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  8. Sinte Gleska University

    E. Highway 18, 101 Antelope Lake Circle, Mission, South Dakota 57555-0105

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  9. University of South Dakota

    414 E Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2390

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Special Education Employment

South Dakota 1,400
National 468,850

Approximately 0% of the country's special education professionals work in South Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Special education professionals In South Dakota

1,320 1,480 1,370 1,380 660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of special education professionals is shrinking in South Dakota. 660 less special education professionals were working in South Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of special education has shrunk by 50% in South Dakota. This is slower than the trend for special education professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of special education professionals has shrunk by 50% between 2006 and 2010.

Special Education VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$34,373 $35,923 $37,007 $38,173 $38,710
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In South Dakota, as the number of special education professionals is declining, the salaries earned by special education professionals are increasing. The mean salary for special education professionals in 2006 was $34,373 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $38,710 per year.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in South Dakota

10th percentile
$29,230
25th percentile
$32,640
50th percentile
$36,780
75th percentile
$42,960
90th percentile
$51,760

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of special education, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid special education professionals earning 77% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in South Dakota state.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Early Childhood Education
$39,302
Elementary Education
$45,858
Special Education
$39,243
Speech Therapy
$39,400
Teaching
$53,366

Special education professionals in South Dakota earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Special Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota

associate
1
bachelor
11
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total15

The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited special education schools in South Dakota is decreasing. In 2006, 160 students graduated from special education courses in South Dakota. And in 2010, 57 students graduated.

This represents a 64% decrease in the number of special education degree or certificate school graduates in South Dakota state. A majority of these graduates, or 73%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in special education.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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