Special Education Schools
In Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Special Education faculty can choose to work at only one special education school in Tuscaloosa. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the city of Tuscaloosa, which encompasses special education training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Special Education Employment

Tuscaloosa 210
Alabama 4,420

Exactly 210 of Alabama's 1,940 special education professionals work in Tuscaloosa. There has been a 46% decline in the number of special education professionals in Tuscaloosa between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Tuscaloosa has also decreased.

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Special Education employment growth

4,460 4,700 4,930 5,150 1,940
390 450 550 No data 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Tuscaloosa

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Tuscaloosa

$39,290 $42,367 $45,510 No data $48,050
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Tuscaloosa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tuscaloosa

Salaries for special education professionals in Tuscaloosa have increased. Tuscaloosa special education professionals made $48,050 per year, on average, in 2010. Special education professionals in Tuscaloosa made a yearly average salary of $39,290, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Tuscaloosa.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Tuscaloosa

10th percentile
$35,130
25th percentile
$41,660
50th percentile
$49,480
75th percentile
$55,560
90th percentile
$59,490

Special education professionals in Tuscaloosa earn a median salary of $49,480 per year. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,130 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $59,490 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Tuscaloosa

Early Childhood Education
$37,745
Special Education
$48,050
Teaching
$51,264
Elementary Education
$53,948
Speech Therapy
$78,180

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Tuscaloosa

1

There is only one accredited special education school in the city. Many of Tuscaloosa's special education professionals are graduates of this school.

Special Education Programs Offered In Tuscaloosa

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by Tuscaloosa's special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Tuscaloosa

associate
0
bachelor
37
master
14
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total54

In 2010 approximately 54 students graduated from special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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