Special Education Schools
In Albuquerque, New Mexico

In Albuquerque, there are 2 special education schools where special education faculty can find employment. The trends in Albuquerque'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:

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


Professional Trends

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Special Education Employment

Albuquerque 430
New Mexico 3,330

Of the 1,580 special education professionals employed in New Mexico, 430 work in Albuquerque. There has been a 76% decline in the number of special education professionals in Albuquerque between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Albuquerque has increased.

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Special Education employment growth

4,360 4,890 3,750 3,670 1,580
1,800 1,890 1,010 1,150 430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Albuquerque

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Albuquerque

$40,477 $42,427 $57,617 $55,297 $57,970
$35,960 $37,350 $38,800 $40,170 $41,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Albuquerque
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albuquerque

Salaries for special education professionals in Albuquerque have increased. In 2010 Albuquerque special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $57,970. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Albuquerque made an average salary of $40,477 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Albuquerque.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Albuquerque

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Special education professionals make a median salary of $52,850 per year in Albuquerque. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,060 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 151% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Albuquerque

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

Albuquerque special education professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Albuquerque


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Albuquerque


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by Albuquerque's special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Albuquerque


Approximately 74 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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