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Special Education Schools
In Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Special Education faculty can choose to work at one of 4 special education schools in Milwaukee. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the city of Milwaukee, which encompasses special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Milwaukee Vs. Wisconsin Special Education Employment

Milwaukee 600
Wisconsin 7,250

Exactly 600 of Wisconsin's 3,160 special education professionals work in Milwaukee. The number of special education professionals in Milwaukee has shrunk by 54% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for special education professionals in Milwaukee has decreased, overall employment in Milwaukee has increased.

Milwaukee Vs. Wisconsin Special Education employment growth

7,400 7,160 7,960 7,570 3,160
1,310 1,340 1,410 1,320 600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: Milwaukee

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Milwaukee

$52,107 $53,737 $56,220 $55,523 $56,650
$40,030 $41,490 $42,980 $44,080 $45,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Milwaukee
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Milwaukee

As the number of special education professionals in Milwaukee has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 Milwaukee special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,650. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Milwaukee made an average salary of $52,107 per year. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Milwaukee is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Milwaukee

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

Milwaukee special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $55,550. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 106%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,100 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,680 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Milwaukee

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Speech Therapy
Elementary Education

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Milwaukee


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Milwaukee


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

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Milwaukee


Approximately 57 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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