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Special Education Schools
In Tucson, Arizona

In Tucson, there are 4 special education schools where special education faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of special education and special education education in Tucson, which includes special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Tucson Vs. Arizona Special Education Employment

Tucson 420
Arizona 5,310

Exactly 420 of Arizona's 3,260 special education professionals work in Tucson. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tucson, there has been a 52% decline in the number of special education professionals. Overall employment in Tucson has also decreased.

Tucson Vs. Arizona Special Education employment growth

4,420 4,810 4,820 5,390 3,260
880 970 820 810 420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tucson

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Tucson

$38,387 $41,090 $41,613 $43,170 $40,610
$36,420 $37,860 $39,650 $40,870 $42,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Tucson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tucson

Salaries for special education professionals in Tucson have increased. Tucson special education professionals made $40,610 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for special education professionals in Tucson was $38,387 per year. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Tucson is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Tucson

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

Tucson special education professionals earn a median yearly salary of $39,090. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,040 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $55,620 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Tucson

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Tucson


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

Special Education Programs Offered In Tucson


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

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Tucson


Approximately 95 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Tucson, Arizona

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