Special Education Schools
In Westfield, Massachusetts

In Westfield, there is only one special education school where special education faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the special education academic community in Westfield, 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

Westfield Vs. Massachusetts Special Education Employment

Westfield 910
Massachusetts 17,740

Exactly 910 of the 8,710 special education professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Westfield. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Westfield has shrunk by 44%. Overall employment in Westfield has increased.

Westfield 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: Westfield

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Westfield

$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 Westfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Westfield

As the number of special education professionals in Westfield has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 special education professionals in Westfield reportedly earned an average salary of $55,960 per year. Special education professionals in Westfield made a yearly average salary of $51,323, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Westfield is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Westfield

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

Special education professionals in Westfield earn a median salary of $55,410 per year. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,810 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 91% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Westfield

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

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Westfield

1

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

Special Education Programs Offered In Westfield

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

Westfield's special education schools offer 4 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Westfield

associate
0
bachelor
20
master
22
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total49

In 2010 approximately 49 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Westfield, Massachusetts

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