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Special Education Schools
In Charlotte, North Carolina

In Charlotte, there is only one special education school where special education faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of special education and special education education in Charlotte, which includes special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Special Education Employment

Charlotte 1,780
North Carolina 16,920

Of the 9,490 special education professionals employed in North Carolina, 1,780 work in Charlotte. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Charlotte has shrunk by 19%. As the employment for special education professionals in Charlotte has decreased, overall employment in Charlotte has increased.

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Special Education employment growth

13,100 14,090 15,690 16,240 9,490
2,190 2,600 2,940 3,000 1,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charlotte

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Charlotte

$39,993 $39,957 $43,823 $44,863 $45,680
$39,710 $41,200 $42,490 $43,890 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Charlotte
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charlotte

As the number of special education professionals in Charlotte has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. Charlotte special education professionals made $45,680 per year, on average, in 2010. Special education professionals in Charlotte made a yearly average salary of $39,993, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Charlotte is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Charlotte

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

Special education professionals make a median salary of $44,860 per year in Charlotte. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 75%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,010 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $59,570 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Charlotte

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Charlotte


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Charlotte


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by Charlotte's special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Charlotte


Approximately 41 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina

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