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Special Education Schools
In Newport, Rhode Island

In Newport, there is only one special education school where special education faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the special education academic community in Newport, and the future trends. Academia in special education includes special education training at the special education bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Newport Vs. Rhode Island Special Education Employment

Newport 1,200
Rhode Island 2,010

Of the 1,090 special education professionals employed in Rhode Island, 1,200 work in Newport. The number of special education professionals in Newport has shrunk by 29% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for special education professionals in Newport has decreased, overall employment in Newport has increased.

Newport Vs. Rhode Island Special Education employment growth

1,310 1,800 1,040 2,010 1,090
1,690 2,170 2,520 2,350 1,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Newport

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Newport

$56,020 $61,980 $64,110 $65,800 $62,160
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Newport
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Newport

Salaries for special education professionals in Newport have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $62,160 per year was earned by special education professionals in Newport. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Newport made an average salary of $56,020 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Newport.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Newport

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25th percentile
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Newport special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $63,900. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 115%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,880 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $83,560 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Newport

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Newport


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Newport


Newport's special education school offers one special education degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Newport


In 2010 approximately 24 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Newport, Rhode Island

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