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Special Education Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

Special Education faculty can choose to work at one of 4 special education schools in Boston. The trends in Boston'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

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Special Education Employment

Boston 4,300
Massachusetts 17,740

Exactly 4,300 of Massachusetts' 8,710 special education professionals work in Boston. There has been a 23% decline in the number of special education professionals in Boston between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for special education professionals in Boston has decreased, overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Special Education employment growth

13,720 14,750 15,690 16,870 8,710
5,560 6,050 6,610 7,220 4,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$51,650 $57,067 $59,020 $60,093 $58,090
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

As the number of special education professionals in Boston has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 Boston special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $58,090. The average salary for special education professionals in Boston was $51,650 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Boston is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Boston

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Boston special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $57,510. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 182%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,830 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $86,940 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Boston

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Boston


There are 4 accredited special education schools in the city. Many of Boston's special education professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Special Education Programs Offered In Boston


Boston's special education schools offer 11 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Boston


In 2010 approximately 332 students graduated from special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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