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Special Education Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

Special Education faculty can choose to work at one of 3 special education schools in Detroit. The trends in Detroit'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

Detroit Vs. Michigan Special Education Employment

Detroit 870
Michigan 9,890

Exactly 870 of Michigan's 4,350 special education professionals work in Detroit. Between 2006 and 2010, in Detroit, there has been a 521% growth in the number of special education professionals. As the employment for special education professionals in Detroit has increased, overall employment in Detroit has also increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Special Education employment growth

10,850 10,260 11,560 13,030 4,350
140 2,310 2,380 2,600 870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$65,620 $51,350 $51,440 $52,473 $70,130
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

As the number of special education professionals in Detroit has grown, salaries for special education professionals have also increased. Detroit special education professionals made $70,130 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Detroit made an average salary of $65,620 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Detroit.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Detroit

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90th percentile

Special education professionals make a median salary of $73,740 per year in Detroit. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,930 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 148% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Detroit

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Speech Therapy
Elementary Education

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Detroit


Many of Detroit's special education professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited special education schools in the city.

Special Education Programs Offered In Detroit


Detroit's special education schools offer 8 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Detroit


In 2010 approximately 134 students graduated from special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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