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Special Education Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

There is only one special education school in Las Cruces 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 Las Cruces, which encompasses special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Special Education Employment

Las Cruces 340
New Mexico 3,330

Exactly 340 of the 1,580 special education professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Las Cruces. There has been a 79% growth in the number of special education professionals in Las Cruces between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of special education professionals in Las Cruces has increased, overall employment in Las Cruces has also increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Special Education employment growth

4,360 4,890 3,750 3,670 1,580
190 550 150 No data 340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$42,110 $43,737 $53,800 $57,950 $66,260
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

In Las Cruces, salaries for special education professionals have increased. Las Cruces special education professionals made $66,260 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Las Cruces made an average salary of $42,110 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Las Cruces.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Las Cruces

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Special education professionals in Las Cruces earn a median salary of $62,950 per year. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,440 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 119% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Las Cruces


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Las Cruces


Las Cruces' special education schools offer 4 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Las Cruces


Approximately 45 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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