Special Education Schools
In Springfield, Massachusetts

There are 2 special education schools in Springfield for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the special education academic community in Springfield, 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

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Special Education Employment

Springfield 910
Massachusetts 17,740

Of the 8,710 special education professionals employed in Massachusetts, 910 work in Springfield. There has been a 44% decline in the number of special education professionals in Springfield between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of special education professionals in Springfield has decreased, overall employment in Springfield has increased.

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Special Education employment growth

13,720 14,750 15,690 16,870 8,710
1,620 1,910 2,050 1,840 910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$51,323 $50,553 $51,967 $54,123 $55,960
$39,790 $40,910 $42,280 $43,250 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

Salaries for special education professionals in Springfield have increased. In 2010 special education professionals in Springfield reportedly earned an average salary of $55,960 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Springfield made an average salary of $51,323 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Springfield

10th percentile
$38,810
25th percentile
$44,910
50th percentile
$55,410
75th percentile
$66,820
90th percentile
$73,990

Special education professionals in Springfield make a median yearly salary of $55,410. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 91%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,810 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,990 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Springfield

Early Childhood Education
$48,407
Special Education
$55,960
Elementary Education
$64,778
Teaching
$67,881
Speech Therapy
$67,950

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Springfield

2

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

Special Education Programs Offered In Springfield

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total5

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

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Springfield

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
99
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total103

Approximately 103 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Massachusetts

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