Special Education Schools
In Las Vegas, Nevada

There are 3 special education schools in Las Vegas 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 Vegas, which encompasses special education training at the following levels:

  • Special Education Certificate
  • Associates degree in Special Education
  • Bachelors degree in Special Education
  • Masters degree in Special Education
  • PhD degree in Special Education


Professional Trends

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Special Education Employment

Las Vegas 580
Nevada 1,720

Exactly 580 of Nevada's 950 special education professionals work in Las Vegas. Between 2006 and 2010, in Las Vegas, there has been a 64% decline in the number of special education professionals. As the employment for special education professionals in Las Vegas has decreased, overall employment in Las Vegas has also decreased.

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Special Education employment growth

3,070 3,320 2,070 1,990 950
1,630 1,760 620 830 580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Las Vegas

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Las Vegas

$43,880 $45,765 $50,365 $51,715 $52,020
$35,510 $37,020 $38,720 $40,070 $40,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Las Vegas
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Vegas

In Las Vegas, salaries for special education professionals have increased. Las Vegas special education professionals made $52,020 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for special education professionals in Las Vegas was $43,880 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Las Vegas.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Las Vegas

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

Special education professionals make a median salary of $51,230 per year in Las Vegas. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,180 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 85% higher salaries.

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

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education

On average special education professionals in Las Vegas earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Las Vegas.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Las Vegas


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Las Vegas


There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by Las Vegas' special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Las Vegas


Approximately 208 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada

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