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Jobs for Special Education Grads in Massachusetts

18,440 people in the state and 532,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to special ed.

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Wages for Special Education Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $64,370. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

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There are 30 colleges in Massachusetts that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

171 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
2,612 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.80%. The average student takes 4.25 years to complete their degree at AIC. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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Endicott College

Beverly
153 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
4,287 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time.

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127 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
10,651 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,400 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. The 5.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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112 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
6,728 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $35,500 after graduation.

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97 Degrees in Major Awarded
17% Graduation Rate
2,764 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Cambridge College grads earn an average salary of $35,100. This private school has an average net price of $26,993.

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85 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
6,263 Total Students

In their early career, Simmons grads earn an average salary of $47,200. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 25%.

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80 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
16,259 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $18,340.

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Lesley University

Cambridge
72 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
4,200 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. It takes the average student 4.19 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 4.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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Merrimack College

North Andover
60 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
5,418 Total Students

An average student at Merrimack will pay a net price of $33,650. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. The 4.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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Elms College

Chicopee
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
1,355 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. An average student at Elms College will pay a net price of $23,855. Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years.

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Special Education Careers in MA

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 13% $53,280
Special Education Professors 11% $74,110
Special Education Teachers 11% $49,330
Middle School Special Education Teachers 11% $72,540
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 11% $72,260
Special Education Preschool Teachers 10% $57,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 2,738
General Education 1,862
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,366
Educational Administration 674
Other Education 593
Curriculum & Instruction 541
Student Counseling 252
Teaching English or French 188

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