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In Joliet, there is only one special education school where special education faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the special education academic community in Joliet, and the future trends. Academia in special education includes special education training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Joliet Vs. Illinois Special Education Employment

Joliet 5,010
Illinois 23,340

Of the 9,900 special education professionals employed in Illinois, 5,010 work in Joliet. Between 2006 and 2010, in Joliet, there has been a 72% decline in the number of special education professionals. As the number of special education professionals in Joliet has decreased, overall employment in Joliet has increased.

Joliet Vs. Illinois Special Education employment growth

30,540 26,010 5,430 22,660 9,900
17,770 14,770 11,000 11,720 5,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Joliet

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Joliet

$57,710 $62,833 $62,807 $61,843 $59,340
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Joliet
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Joliet

In Joliet, salaries for special education professionals have increased. Joliet special education professionals made $59,340 per year, on average, in 2010. Special education professionals in Joliet made a yearly average salary of $57,710, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Joliet is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Joliet

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Joliet special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $56,890. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 126%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,800 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $87,770 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Joliet

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Speech Therapy
Elementary Education

On average special education professional salaries in Joliet are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Joliet


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Joliet


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

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Joliet


In 2010 approximately 21 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Joliet, Illinois

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