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Special Education Schools
In Akron, Ohio

There are 2 special education schools in Akron for faculty to choose from. The trends in Akron's special education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Akron Vs. Ohio Special Education Employment

Akron 460
Ohio 21,500

Exactly 460 of Ohio's 8,260 special education professionals work in Akron. The number of special education professionals in Akron has shrunk by 64% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of special education professionals in Akron has decreased, overall employment in Akron has increased.

Akron Vs. Ohio Special Education employment growth

24,950 24,500 24,930 22,080 8,260
1,290 1,270 1,480 1,070 460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Akron

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Akron

$52,160 $53,547 $53,623 $54,763 $56,030
$37,640 $38,750 $40,010 $40,300 $41,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Akron
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Akron

In Akron, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $56,030 per year was earned by special education professionals in Akron. Special education professionals in Akron made a yearly average salary of $52,160, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Akron.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Akron

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Akron special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,850. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,980 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $98,300 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Akron

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Akron


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Akron


Akron's special education schools offer 5 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Akron


In 2010 approximately 98 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Akron, Ohio

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