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Jobs for Special Education Grads in Maryland

In this state, there are 10,880 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 Maryland

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $64,590. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

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There are 19 colleges in Maryland that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

153 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
21,917 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Towson grads earn an average salary of $40,700. The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average.

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57 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
40,709 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $47,200 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The average student takes 4.22 years to complete their degree at UMCP.

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39 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
28,890 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1. 65% of students get financical aid. The 1.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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37 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
2,233 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time.

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McDaniel College

Westminster
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
2,931 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 21%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

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Hood College

Frederick
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
2,042 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 42% are considered full time. An average student at Hood will pay a net price of $23,767.

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8 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
6,250 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 43% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.76 years to graduate. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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7 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
2,646 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.58 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

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6 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
5,282 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $36,594. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.30%.

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,948 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 50% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.80%.

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Special Education Careers in MD

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Special Education Preschool Teachers 10% $57,810
Special Education Teachers 8% $42,440
Special Education Professors 8% $69,510
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 8% $61,730
Middle School Special Education Teachers 7% $72,000
Interpreters and Translators 7% $71,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,367
General Education 1,258
Educational Administration 563
Teacher Education Subject Specific 531
Curriculum & Instruction 323
Instructional Media Design 181
Student Counseling 140
Other Education 116

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