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Special Education Schools
In Los Angeles, California

In Los Angeles, there are 4 special education schools where special education faculty can find employment. The trends in Los Angeles' 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

Los Angeles Vs. California Special Education Employment

Los Angeles 5,410
California 33,910

Of the 17,410 special education professionals employed in California, 5,410 work in Los Angeles. There has been a 58% decline in the number of special education professionals in Los Angeles between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Los Angeles has increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Special Education employment growth

36,400 34,580 35,530 35,170 17,410
12,880 10,880 11,130 11,310 5,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$60,700 $59,137 $62,153 $62,837 $61,700
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 Los Angeles special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $61,700. The average salary for special education professionals in Los Angeles was $60,700 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Los Angeles.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Los Angeles

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Los Angeles special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $61,330. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 97%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,520 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $83,830 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Los Angeles


Many of Los Angeles' special education professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited special education schools in the city.

Special Education Programs Offered In Los Angeles


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by Los Angeles' special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Los Angeles


In 2010 approximately 273 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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