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Jobs for Special Education Grads in Connecticut

There are 6,860 people in the state and 532,840 people in the nation working in special ed jobs.

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Wages for Special Education Jobs in Connecticut

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $70,200. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

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There are 8 colleges in Connecticut that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
9,331 Total Students

The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending SCSU will pay a net price of $20,763. 47% of the teachers are full time.

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82 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
9,746 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

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University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
79 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
2,305 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 97%. This private school has an average net price of $21,416. Graduates earn an average $43,500 after graduation.

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63 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
27,215 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $22,012. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it.

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University of Hartford

West Hartford
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,493 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 42% are considered full time.

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42 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
10,652 Total Students

46% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, CCSU grads earn an average salary of $39,100. The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average.

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Fairfield University

Fairfield
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
5,513 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student loan default rate of 1.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $55,500 after graduation.

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3 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,003 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. A typical student attending Gateway Community College will pay a net price of $6,381. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid.

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Special Education Careers in CT

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Special Education Teachers 11% $70,970
Interpreters and Translators 11% $46,710
Special Education Preschool Teachers 9% $62,140
Middle School Special Education Teachers -3% $79,900
Special Education Professors -3% $77,350
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers -3% $77,360

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Teacher Education Grade Specific 802
Educational Administration 489
Teacher Education Subject Specific 462
General Education 460
Curriculum & Instruction 194
Student Counseling 158
Instructional Media Design 78
Other Education 36

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