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Special Education Schools
In Aurora, Illinois

There is only one special education school in Aurora for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of special education and special education education in Aurora, which includes special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Aurora Vs. Illinois Special Education Employment

Aurora 5,010
Illinois 23,340

Of the 9,900 special education professionals employed in Illinois, 5,010 work in Aurora. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Aurora has shrunk by 72%. As the employment for special education professionals in Aurora has decreased, overall employment in Aurora has increased.

Aurora Vs. Illinois Special Education employment growth

30,540 26,010 5,430 22,660 9,900
17,770 14,770 11,000 11,720 5,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Aurora

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Aurora

$57,710 $62,833 $62,807 $61,843 $59,340
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Aurora
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Aurora

In Aurora, salaries for special education professionals have increased. Aurora special education professionals made $59,340 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for special education professionals in Aurora was $57,710 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Aurora.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Aurora

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Aurora special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $56,890. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,800 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 126% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Aurora

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Speech Therapy
Elementary Education

Aurora 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 Aurora


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Aurora


Aurora's special education school offers one special education degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Aurora


In 2010 approximately 11 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Aurora, Illinois

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