Special Education Schools
In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

In Wilkes-Barre, there is only one special education school where special education faculty can find employment. The trends in Wilkes-Barre's special education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes special education training at the special education bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education Employment

Wilkes-Barre 320
Pennsylvania 22,050

Exactly 320 of Pennsylvania's 10,030 special education professionals work in Wilkes-Barre. The number of special education professionals in Wilkes-Barre has shrunk by 50% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for special education professionals in Wilkes-Barre has decreased, overall employment in Wilkes-Barre has increased.

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education employment growth

11,590 21,790 23,920 23,680 10,030
640 770 830 800 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Wilkes-Barre

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Wilkes-Barre

$48,920 $49,790 $52,443 $53,353 $55,180
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Wilkes-Barre
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilkes-Barre

Salaries for special education professionals in Wilkes-Barre have increased. Wilkes-Barre special education professionals made $55,180 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Wilkes-Barre made an average salary of $48,920 per year. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Wilkes-Barre is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Wilkes-Barre

10th percentile
$39,720
25th percentile
$45,400
50th percentile
$53,190
75th percentile
$65,960
90th percentile
$75,430

Special education professionals in Wilkes-Barre make a median yearly salary of $53,190. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,720 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $75,430 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Wilkes-Barre

Early Childhood Education
$44,285
Special Education
$55,180
Teaching
$61,229
Elementary Education
$63,030
Speech Therapy
$72,000

On average special education professionals in Wilkes-Barre earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Wilkes-Barre.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Wilkes-Barre

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Many of Wilkes-Barre's special education professionals are graduates of the only accredited special education school in the city.

Special Education Programs Offered In Wilkes-Barre

No data at this time.

Wilkes-Barre's special education school offers one special education degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Wilkes-Barre

No data at this time.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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