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Special Education Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Special Education faculty can choose to work at one of 5 special education schools in Philadelphia. The trends in Philadelphia's special education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education Employment

Philadelphia 3,310
Pennsylvania 22,050

Exactly 3,310 of the 10,030 special education professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Philadelphia, there has been a 18% decline in the number of special education professionals. As the employment for special education professionals in Philadelphia has decreased, overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education employment growth

11,590 21,790 23,920 23,680 10,030
4,040 8,590 8,540 8,540 3,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$54,615 $56,557 $58,303 $61,037 $58,800
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,800 per year was earned by special education professionals in Philadelphia. Special education professionals in Philadelphia made a yearly average salary of $54,615, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Philadelphia.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Philadelphia

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90th percentile

Special education professionals in Philadelphia make a median yearly salary of $55,980. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,690 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 124% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Philadelphia


There are 5 accredited special education schools in the city. Many of Philadelphia's special education professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Special Education Programs Offered In Philadelphia


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by Philadelphia's special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Philadelphia


Approximately 126 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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