Special Education Schools
In Louisville, Kentucky

The city of Louisville has 4 schools where special education faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of special education and special education education in Louisville, which includes special education training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Special Education Employment

Louisville 1,040
Kentucky 7,520

Of the 3,580 special education professionals employed in Kentucky, 1,040 work in Louisville. There has been a 50% decline in the number of special education professionals in Louisville between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Louisville has increased.

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Special Education employment growth

6,850 7,090 7,370 7,420 3,580
2,070 2,260 2,250 2,380 1,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Louisville

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Louisville

$41,990 $48,613 $50,890 $51,907 $52,410
$35,730 $37,410 $38,920 $39,970 $40,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Louisville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Louisville

As the number of special education professionals in Louisville has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $52,410 per year was earned by special education professionals in Louisville. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Louisville made an average salary of $41,990 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Louisville.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Louisville

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Special education professionals make a median salary of $52,150 per year in Louisville. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 92%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,910 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,690 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Louisville

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

Special education professional salaries in Louisville are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Louisville


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Louisville


Louisville's special education schools offer 3 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Louisville


Approximately 106 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Louisville, Kentucky

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