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Special Education Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

Special Education faculty can choose to work at one of 2 special education schools in New Orleans. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the special education academic community in New Orleans, and the future trends. Academia in special education includes special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Special Education Employment

New Orleans 950
Louisiana 9,630

Of the 3,990 special education professionals employed in Louisiana, 950 work in New Orleans. Overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Special Education employment growth

9,340 9,020 9,560 9,760 3,990
No data 1,600 1,640 1,910 950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

No data $42,490 $49,800 $50,207 $50,240
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

In 2010 an average salary of $50,240 per year was earned by special education professionals in New Orleans. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in New Orleans is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in New Orleans

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

Special education professionals in New Orleans make a median yearly salary of $51,170. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,480 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $59,380 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in New Orleans

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

New Orleans special education professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in New Orleans


Many of New Orleans' special education professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited special education schools in the city.

Special Education Programs Offered In New Orleans


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by New Orleans' special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In New Orleans


In 2010 approximately 21 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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