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Special Education Schools
In Oakland, California

There are 2 special education schools in Oakland for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of special education and special education education in Oakland, which includes special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Oakland Vs. California Special Education Employment

Oakland 1,320
California 33,910

Exactly 1,320 of the 17,410 special education professionals employed in California, work in Oakland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Oakland has shrunk by 55%. Overall employment in Oakland has increased.

Oakland Vs. California Special Education employment growth

36,400 34,580 35,530 35,170 17,410
2,920 2,160 2,550 2,540 1,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Oakland

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Oakland

$56,387 $57,513 $62,457 $66,663 $62,620
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Oakland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Oakland

In Oakland, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 Oakland special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,620. Special education professionals in Oakland made a yearly average salary of $56,387, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Oakland.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Oakland

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

Special education professionals in Oakland earn a median salary of $61,800 per year. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,290 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 87% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Oakland

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

On average special education professionals in Oakland earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Oakland.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Oakland


There are 2 accredited special education schools in the city. Many of Oakland's special education professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Special Education Programs Offered In Oakland


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

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Oakland


In 2010 approximately 8 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Oakland, California

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