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Special Education Schools
In Scranton, Pennsylvania

In Scranton, there are 2 special education schools where special education faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the special education academic community in Scranton, and the future trends. Academia in special education includes special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education Employment

Scranton 320
Pennsylvania 22,050

Exactly 320 of Pennsylvania's 10,030 special education professionals work in Scranton. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Scranton has shrunk by 50%. Overall employment in Scranton has increased.

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Special Education employment growth

11,590 21,790 23,920 23,680 10,030
640 770 830 800 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Scranton

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Scranton

$48,920 $49,790 $52,443 $53,353 $55,180
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Scranton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Scranton

As the number of special education professionals in Scranton has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 Scranton special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $55,180. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Scranton made an average salary of $48,920 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Scranton.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Scranton

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Special education professionals in Scranton make a median yearly salary of $53,190. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,720 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 90% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Scranton

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Scranton


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Scranton


Scranton's special education schools offer 6 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Scranton


In 2010 approximately 28 students completed special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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