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Special Education Schools In Wyoming

Wyoming has is only one accredited special education school where special education faculty who teach special education classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the state of Wyoming, which encompasses special education training at the special education bachelors degree level.


  1. University of Wyoming

    Corner of Ninth and Ivinson, Laramie, Wyoming 82071

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Wyoming Vs. National Special Education Employment

Wyoming 1,250
National 468,850

Of all of the special education professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Wyoming.

Employment Growth for Special education professionals In Wyoming

1,180 1,210 1,270 1,290 690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Wyoming, special education is a shrinking field. In Wyoming, 490 less special education professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of special education has shrunk by 42% in Wyoming. This decline is slower than the national trend for special education professionals which shows a 50% decrease in the number of special education professionals working around the nation.

Special Education VS. All Professions salaries in Wyoming

$42,443 $47,510 $51,417 $55,427 $56,650
$39,030 $40,775 $42,169 $45,101 $46,923
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of special education professionals is declining, the salaries paid to special education professionals are increasing in Wyoming. Special education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $42,443 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $56,650 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Wyoming

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 25%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Wyoming state, within the field of special education, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid special education professionals earn 74% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Wyoming

Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Special Education
Speech Therapy

In Wyoming, special education professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Special Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wyoming


The number of students graduating from the only accredited special education school in Wyoming is decreasing.

This represents a 100% decrease in the number of special education degree or certificate school graduates in Wyoming state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in special education.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Wyoming

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