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Special Education Schools
In Buffalo, New York

Special Education faculty can choose to work at one of 5 special education schools in Buffalo. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of special education and special education education in Buffalo, which includes special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Buffalo Vs. New York Special Education Employment

Buffalo 1,790
New York 51,480

Of the 24,680 special education professionals employed in New York, 1,790 work in Buffalo. There has been a 43% decline in the number of special education professionals in Buffalo between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for special education professionals in Buffalo has decreased, overall employment in Buffalo has increased.

Buffalo Vs. New York Special Education employment growth

35,420 46,080 47,780 47,530 24,680
3,120 3,090 3,110 3,040 1,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Buffalo

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Buffalo

$57,397 $59,253 $60,547 $57,310 $58,370
$37,400 $38,640 $40,170 $40,960 $42,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Buffalo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Buffalo

Salaries for special education professionals in Buffalo have increased. Buffalo special education professionals made $58,370 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for special education professionals in Buffalo was $57,397 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Buffalo is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Buffalo

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Buffalo special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,410. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,680 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 121% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Buffalo

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Speech Therapy
Elementary Education

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Buffalo


There are 5 accredited special education schools in the city. Many of Buffalo's special education professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Special Education Programs Offered In Buffalo


There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by Buffalo's special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Buffalo


Approximately 319 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Buffalo, New York

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