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Special Education Schools
In Perkinston, Mississippi

The city of Perkinston has only one 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 Perkinston, and the future trends. Academia in special education includes special education training at the special education associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Perkinston Vs. Mississippi Special Education Employment

Perkinston 180
Mississippi 3,400

Exactly 180 of Mississippi's 1,520 special education professionals work in Perkinston. There has been a 31% decline in the number of special education professionals in Perkinston between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of special education professionals in Perkinston has decreased, overall employment in Perkinston has increased.

Perkinston Vs. Mississippi Special Education employment growth

4,020 3,650 3,880 3,640 1,520
260 240 260 290 180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Perkinston

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Perkinston

$43,560 $46,330 $47,670 $45,847 $45,790
$32,530 $33,490 $34,850 $35,540 $35,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Perkinston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Perkinston

In Perkinston, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 Perkinston special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $45,790. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for special education professionals in Perkinston was $43,560 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Perkinston.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Perkinston

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Special education professionals in Perkinston earn a median salary of $45,110 per year. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 72%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,190 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $58,810 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Perkinston

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

Perkinston 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 Perkinston


Many of Perkinston's special education professionals are graduates of the only accredited special education school in the city.

Special Education Programs Offered In Perkinston


There is one degree and certificate program in special education offered by Perkinston's special education school.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Perkinston


In 2010 approximately 5 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Perkinston, Mississippi

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