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Jobs for Special Education Grads in California

In this state, there are 44,190 people employed in jobs related to a special ed degree, compared to 532,840 nationwide.

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Wages for Special Education Jobs in California

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $66,640. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

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There are 96 colleges in California that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

314 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
18,070 Total Students

The 4.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 73% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 11% are considered full time.

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168 Degrees in Major Awarded
7% Graduation Rate
31,115 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,500 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,510. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 8% are considered full time.

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165 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
3,429 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 88% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 3.20% which is lower than average.

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East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park
121 Degrees in Major Awarded
33,397 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,800 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time.

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90 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
46,287 Total Students

An average student at USC will pay a net price of $29,528. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $53,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 1.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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84 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,707 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,800 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,267. 51% of students get financical aid.

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83 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
27,349 Total Students

The 5.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. 78% of students get financical aid. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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57 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
26,745 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,768. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. 95% of students get financical aid.

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53 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,986 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The 5.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 11% are considered full time.

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#10

Moorpark College

Moorpark
52 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,361 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 33 to 1. The student loan default rate of 9.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 31%.

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Special Education Careers in CA

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 20% $55,010
Special Education Preschool Teachers 12% $43,270
Middle School Special Education Teachers 7% $74,810
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 7% $78,850
Special Education Teachers 7% $62,690
Special Education Professors 7% $83,650

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to special ed.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
General Education 8,469
Teacher Education Grade Specific 6,554
Educational Administration 2,500
Student Counseling 1,673
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,283
Teaching English or French 551
Instructional Media Design 494
Other Education 446

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