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Special Education Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

Special Education faculty can choose to work at only one special education school in Jackson. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the city of Jackson, which encompasses special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Special Education Employment

Jackson 300
Mississippi 3,400

Exactly 300 of Mississippi's 1,520 special education professionals work in Jackson. Between 2006 and 2010, in Jackson, there has been a 52% decline in the number of special education professionals. As the employment for special education professionals in Jackson has decreased, overall employment in Jackson has increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Special Education employment growth

4,020 3,650 3,880 3,640 1,520
620 600 520 460 300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$40,913 $43,033 $45,220 $43,563 $43,700
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

As the number of special education professionals in Jackson has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. Jackson special education professionals made $43,700 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for special education professionals in Jackson was $40,913 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Jackson.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Jackson

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

Special education professionals make a median salary of $42,700 per year in Jackson. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,300 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $58,020 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Jackson

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

Jackson special education professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Jackson


There is only one accredited special education school in the city. Many of Jackson's special education professionals are graduates of this school.

Special Education Programs Offered In Jackson


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

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Jackson


In 2010 approximately 27 students graduated from special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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