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Special Education Schools
In Modesto, California

The city of Modesto has only one school where special education faculty can find employment. The trends in Modesto's special education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes special education training at the special education certificate level.


Professional Trends

Modesto Vs. California Special Education Employment

Modesto 250
California 33,910

Exactly 250 of California's 17,410 special education professionals work in Modesto. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Modesto has shrunk by 49%. Overall employment in Modesto has also decreased.

Modesto Vs. California Special Education employment growth

36,400 34,580 35,530 35,170 17,410
490 610 700 620 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Modesto

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Modesto

$62,907 $66,297 $68,413 $66,373 $62,430
$36,650 $38,560 $40,050 $41,120 $41,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Modesto
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Modesto

In Modesto, salaries for special education professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $62,430 per year was earned by special education professionals in Modesto. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Modesto made an average salary of $62,907 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Modesto.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Modesto

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Modesto special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $63,080. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 130%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,460 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $88,300 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Modesto

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Modesto


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Modesto


Modesto's special education schools offer 2 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Modesto


In 2010 approximately 2 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Modesto, California

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