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Jobs for Special Education Grads in North Carolina

There are 16,800 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 North Carolina

A typical salary for a special ed grad in the state is $48,820, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.

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There are 33 colleges in North Carolina that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
28,798 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,844. The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at ECU. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time.

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52 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
30,146 Total Students

A typical student attending UNC Charlotte will pay a net price of $16,529. It takes the average student 4.49 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $35,900 after graduation.

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48 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
19,764 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.42 years. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time.

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43 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
20,023 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 3.90% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,000 a year.

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24 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,668 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,002. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 70% of students get financical aid.

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22 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
7,117 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 73% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. It takes the average student 4.05 years to graduate.

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17 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
12,243 Total Students

The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

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High Point University

High Point
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
5,617 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

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12 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
17,915 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.90% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at UNCW.

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Meredith College

Raleigh
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
1,802 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,683. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

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Greensboro College

Greensboro
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
944 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $18,764. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate.

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Special Education Careers in NC

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 21% $43,770
Special Education Preschool Teachers 9% $49,240
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 8% $46,630
Middle School Special Education Teachers 7% $48,400
Special Education Professors 7% $48,070
Special Education Teachers 0% $44,670

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Teacher Education Grade Specific 5,112
Educational Administration 1,393
Teacher Education Subject Specific 792
Student Counseling 579
Curriculum & Instruction 250
General Education 241
Instructional Media Design 160
Teaching English or French 60

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