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Special Education Schools
In Phoenix, Arizona

There are 4 special education schools in Phoenix for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the city of Phoenix, which encompasses special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Special Education Employment

Phoenix 1,850
Arizona 5,310

Exactly 1,850 of Arizona's 3,260 special education professionals work in Phoenix. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Phoenix has shrunk by 26%. As the number of special education professionals in Phoenix has decreased, overall employment in Phoenix has increased.

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Special Education employment growth

4,420 4,810 4,820 5,390 3,260
2,510 2,740 2,670 2,950 1,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Phoenix

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Phoenix

$39,713 $41,450 $43,620 $45,373 $43,850
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Phoenix
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Phoenix

In Phoenix, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 Phoenix special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $43,850. Special education professionals in Phoenix made a yearly average salary of $39,713, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Phoenix is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Phoenix

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

Special education professionals in Phoenix make a median yearly salary of $42,440. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,170 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 113% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Phoenix

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Phoenix


Many of Phoenix's special education professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited special education schools in the city.

Special Education Programs Offered In Phoenix


Phoenix's special education schools offer 7 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Phoenix


Approximately 1,050 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Phoenix, Arizona

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