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Special Education Schools
In Wichita, Kansas

In Wichita, there is only one special education school 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 Wichita, which encompasses special education training at the special education masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Wichita Vs. Kansas Special Education Employment

Wichita 270
Kansas 4,570

Of the 2,380 special education professionals employed in Kansas, 270 work in Wichita. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Wichita has shrunk by 57%. As the employment for special education professionals in Wichita has decreased, overall employment in Wichita has increased.

Wichita Vs. Kansas Special Education employment growth

4,110 4,220 4,600 4,820 2,380
630 600 570 460 270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Wichita

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Wichita

$40,297 $41,213 $45,077 $49,353 $49,110
$35,760 $36,710 $38,350 $39,110 $39,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Wichita
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wichita

In Wichita, salaries for special education professionals have increased. Wichita special education professionals made $49,110 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for special education professionals in Wichita was $40,297 per year. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Wichita is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Wichita

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Special education professionals make a median salary of $48,430 per year in Wichita. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,400 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 84% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Wichita

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Wichita


There is only one accredited special education school in the city. Many of Wichita's special education professionals are graduates of this school.

Special Education Programs Offered In Wichita


Wichita's special education school offers one special education degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Wichita


Approximately 14 students completed special education courses in 2010.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Wichita, Kansas

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