Special Education Schools
In Denver, Colorado

There are 2 special education schools in Denver for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the city of Denver, which encompasses special education training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Special Education
  • Masters degree in Special Education


Professional Trends

Denver Vs. Colorado Special Education Employment

Denver 1,520
Colorado 6,780

Exactly 1,520 of the 3,260 special education professionals employed in Colorado, work in Denver. There has been a 43% decline in the number of special education professionals in Denver between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Denver has increased.

Denver Vs. Colorado Special Education employment growth

5,420 5,730 5,710 6,450 3,260
2,680 2,740 2,790 3,110 1,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Denver

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Denver

$50,270 $52,403 $54,623 $55,163 $55,370
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Denver
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Denver

In Denver, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 Denver special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $55,370. The average salary for special education professionals in Denver was $50,270 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Denver.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Denver

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Special education professionals in Denver make a median yearly salary of $54,750. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 119%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,680 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $78,070 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Denver

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Denver


Many of Denver's special education professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited special education schools in the city.

Special Education Programs Offered In Denver


Denver's special education schools offer 2 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Denver


In 2010 approximately 60 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Denver, Colorado

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