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Special Education Schools
In Washington DC

In Washington, there are 7 special education schools where special education faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the city of Washington, which encompasses special education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Special Education Employment

Washington DC 3,880
Washington DC 700

Of the 360 special education professionals employed in Washington DC, 3,880 work in Washington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Washington, there has been a 61% decline in the number of special education professionals. As the employment for special education professionals in Washington has decreased, overall employment in Washington has increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Special Education employment growth

360 970 970 490 360
10,010 10,150 10,060 8,460 3,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$63,133 $64,243 $70,680 $74,583 $74,850
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

In Washington, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 special education professionals in Washington reportedly earned an average salary of $74,850 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Washington made an average salary of $63,133 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Washington.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Washington DC

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

Special education professionals make a median salary of $73,730 per year in Washington. The difference in pay between the special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 164%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $43,260 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $114,420 per year.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

Washington special education professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Washington DC


There are 7 accredited special education schools in the city. Many of Washington's special education professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Special Education Programs Offered In Washington DC


There are a total of 20 degree and certificate programs in special education offered by Washington's special education schools.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Washington DC


Approximately 255 students graduated from special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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