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Special Education Schools
In California, Pennsylvania

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


Professional Trends

California Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education Employment

California 1,650
Pennsylvania 22,050

Exactly 1,650 of the 10,030 special education professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in California. The number of special education professionals in California has shrunk by 57% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of special education professionals in California has decreased, overall employment in California has increased.

California Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education employment growth

11,590 21,790 23,920 23,680 10,030
3,800 3,850 4,150 4,490 1,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: California

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in California

$51,590 $54,960 $55,640 $55,910 $53,020
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in California
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in California

As the number of special education professionals in California has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 California special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $53,020. Special education professionals in California made a yearly average salary of $51,590, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in California.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in California

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

California special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $51,140. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,870 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $80,350 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in California

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in California


Many of California's special education professionals are graduates of the only accredited special education school in the city.

Special Education Programs Offered In California


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by California's special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In California


Approximately 19 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in California, Pennsylvania

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